Coin Ref # IR029

Coin Ref # IR040

Coin Ref # IR021

Coin Ref # ​IR061

Coin Ref # IR049

Coin Ref # IR023

Coin Ref # IR047

Ireland - Classes IIb, IIc & IId

Class IIc, var.

Ricard


Obv: hENRI/CUSR/EX III    Unusually this coin has three hair curls on the right, two curls on the left.  No shoulders. Pierced cinqfoil. Beard: double line of pellets.  RIC: 7-7.5


Rev:  RIC/ARD/[OND]/IVE


Notes: ex Mike Vosper.

Class IIc

Ricard


Obv: hEHRICUS REX III   EHR ligated.  Pierced cinqfoil.  No shoulders.  No pellets on crown-band. No beard pellets. Three hair curls each side rather than two. 

Rev: RIC/ARD/OND/IVE - with AR and ND ligated.
 
Notes:  Group II Class C(c), beardless portrait. Ref SCBI UM pl XVI 25.  Sold at Glendenings auction, October 1986. Images courtesy of John Van Vranken.

Class IId

Davi


Obv: hENRI/CUSR/EX III    ENR ligated. Pierced cinqfoil.  Wide shoulders.   Beard: irregular pellets. 


Rev: DAV/ION/DIV/ELI     RIC: ~7.


Notes: ex Silbury Coins

Class IIc Var.

Ricard


Obv: hENRICUS REX II[I']    - with ENR ligated. Note the offset between R and I - also seen on the other IIc var. coin on this page. Three curls on right; two on left.  Floating pellets instead of fleur above crown.  Plain crownband.  No shoulders. Cinqfoil. Note outer triangle line on RH side.


Rev: RIC/ARD/OND/IVE - with AR and ND ligated.


Coins of class 2c & moneyer Ricard in BH: 95   

Notes: Another example of the variant of class IIc that has three hair curls on only one side of the bust and two on the other. Sold on Ebay, October 2015.


​The Long Cross Pennies of Henry III 


Coin Ref # IR027

Coin Ref # IR025

Coin Ref # IR026

Class IIb

Davi


Obv: hENRICUS REX III  ENR ligated.  Pierced cinqfoil.  No shoulders.  Pellets on crown-band. Crown shape diagnostic of class IIb








Rev: DAV/ION/DIV/ELI - no ligations, RIC: ~10
 
Notes: Group II, Class(F) C(a)/(b). Ref SCBM UM pl XVI, 24; and Dykes BNJ 1963 p 112 fig 7. Sold at Glendenings auction, October 1986. Images courtesy of John Van Vranken. 

Coin Ref # IR051

Class IIc

Ricard


Obv: hENRICUS REX III   ENR ligated. Pierced cinqfoil.  No shoulders.  No pellets on crown-band. No beard pellets. Three hair curls each side rather than two. Crownband noticeably not parallel to triange base. X type is Xb.

Rev: RIC/ARD/OND/IVE - with AR and ND ligated.  RIC: 8-9.5 pellets/qtr.
 
Notes:  with acknowledgements to www.irishcoinage.com

Class IIc

David 


Obv: hENRI/CUSR/EX III    Three hair curls either side, rather than the usual two.  No shoulders.


Rev:  DAV/ION/DIV/ELI


Notes: Spink auction, December 2014, part of lot 588.

Class IIc

Davi


Obv: hENRICUS REX III'  - ENR ligated, with pellet on the N.  pellet in the legend after I. Pierced cinqfoil. Note the apparent remnant inner triangle  to RH side of triangle base: this is probably just from the tooling and not a deliberate second inner triangle. No beard: chin lines.

Rev: DAV/ION/DIV/ELI'   RIC: 7

Coins of this class & moneyer in BH: 30 

Notes: Images courtesy of London Coins; coin auctioned December 5th 2015, lot # 1072.

Class IId?

Ricard on Dive


Obv: hENRI/CUSR/EX III    Pierced cinqfoil.  Shoulders.


Rev:  RIC/ARD/OND/IVE


Notes: Image courtesy of PAS, record # SF-2FFD6, found near Snetterton, Norfolk.

Class IId

Ricard


Obv: hENRICVS REX III.' - with NR ligated.  X type is Xb.


Rev:  RIC/ARD/OND/IVE, with AR & ND ligated, RIC: 7-8.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH....131

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Notes:  Images courtesy of the finder of the 2015 Bridgnorth Area Hoard.  [Finder's ref # 52] 

Class IId

Ricard


Obv: hENRI/CUSR/EX III    ENR ligated. Pierced cinqfoil.  Shoulders.   Note pellets within the legend.


Rev: RIC/ARD/OND/IVE    RIC:7


Notes: ex Jim Sazama, coin sold at DNW auction, 5th December 2013, lot # 3219.

Coin ref# IR031

Class IId 

Ricard


Obv: hENRICUS REX III'  - ENR ligated, wide neck, shoulders. Beard consists of double line of pellets. Pierced cinqfoil.

Rev: RIC/ARD/OND/IVE - AR and ND ligated.    RIC: ~7

Coins of this class & moneyer in BH: 131 

Notes: Images courtesy of The Old Currency Exchange

Coin Ref # IR022

Class IId

Ricard 


Obv: hENRI/CUSR/EX III    ENR ligated. Pierced cinqfoil.  Shoulders present.   Beard: single line of pellets.    X type Xb.


Rev: RIC/ARD/OND/IVE  - with AR and ND ligated.    RIC: ~7.


Notes: Coin in the author's collection, ex DNW 5th December 2013, lot # 3015.

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