​The Long Cross Pennies of Henry III 

Page updated December 10th 2017

5a3 coins are defined by sceptre, round eyes, X4 and R2.   At London they were minted by Nicole, Henri, Davi and Ricard.

Class 5a3

Nicole


Obv: hENRICUS REX III'   NR ligated.  Note the short-cross style letter "E".  Mis-strike has impacted ..SREX part of the legend, with hEN repeated.


Rev: NIC/[OLE]/ONL/VND - pellets on 2q and 3q "N"s. ON and ND ligated. Note the mis-strike has affected 2q/3q lettering, with VND repeated. Unclear whether C/E on reverse are of short cross style. RIC ~10-11.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH......... 559  
Number of different C&T types in BH.......  20   
Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin: Unclear.
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Notes: Images courtesy of A. Gillis, coin offered on his website, March 2015.

Coin Ref # LNNC5013

Coin Ref # LNNC5011

LNHN5112

Class 5a3

Nicole


Obv: Obv: hENRICVS REX III' - with short cross first letter "E". NR ligated, pellet on the N.  Round eyes. X4 (Crescents type). R2.


Rev: Rev: NIC/OLE/ONL/VHD - short cross E, HD ligated. No pellets on "N"s. RIC ~ 10-11


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH....... 559

Number of different C&T types in BH......  20
Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin..... n/a
Number of coins of this type in BH..........   0


Notes:  ex Simon Hall.





Class 5a3

Henri (Henry Frowik)


Obv: hENRICVS REX III'  NR ligated. X type X4c. Round eyes,  Crown end elements are pellets.

Short-cross style letter "E"s.


Rev: hEN/RIO/NLV/HDE - EN, NL & HD ligated, RIC: ~11  No S/C letters on reverse.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH........ 359

Number of different C&T types in BH.......  35

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin....  L.578

Number of coins of this type in BH..........   1


Notes:  Pegasi auction 37, Nov. 2017, lot 845.

London Class 5a3 - with Short Cross Letters