​The Long Cross Pennies of Henry III 

Coin Ref # LNRC5006

Class 5a3

Davi


Obv: hENRICUS REX III'   

Rev: DAV/IOH/OHL/VHD - A is double-barred, Oh & HD are ligated.  RIC~11.

Coins of this class & moneyer in BH....... 235  
Number of different C&T types in BH....... 21   
Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.. L.557
Number of coins of this type in BH.......... 20


Notes: Ex London Coin Auctions, auction 145, part lot 1262. 

Class 5a3

Ricard (Richard Bonaventure)


Obv: hENRICVS REX III     Round eyes, pellet crown ends.  Note different style of X compared to 5a2 coins.


Rev: RIC/ARD/ONL/VHD -with AR, ON and HD ligated.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH........  147

Number of different C&T types in BH.......  12

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin....  L.630

Number of coins of this type in BH..........  24


Notes:  Near EF, toned.  Image courtesy of CNG.  Coin sold at auction 308 lot # 485

Coin Ref # LNDV5097

Class 5a3

Davi


Obv: hENRICUS REX III'   NR ligated.  Round eyes. R type 2.  X4.  The eyes, R and X indicate this is class 5a3. 


Rev: DAV/ION/LVN/DEN, note the pellet after DAVI, and ON, VN and EN ligation. Pellet on 3q N.  RIC:11.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH......... 235  
Number of different C&T types in BH.......21
Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin..... n/a
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Notes: there is a lot of variability of dies for Davi 5a3, and this particular combination of reverse lettering not seen in Brussels Hoard.  Images courtesy of AMR.

Coin ref# LNDV5017

Class 5a3

Henri


Obv: hENRICUS REX III'   Double row of beard pellets with one large central pellet. R2, X4 (Crescents type).  Round eyes. Arcs above the hair curls.  Unusually, a pellet before REX.


Rev: Rev: hEN/RIO/NLV/NDE with EN, NL and ND ligated. Pellets on last two Ns. RIC 10-11


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

Number of different C&T types in BH..... 35
​Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin:  L.574
Number of coins of this type in BH........ 12
Weight ...............................................  1.31


Coin Ref # LNHN5002

Coin Ref # LNDV5016

Class 5a3

Davi


Obv: hENRICUS REX III' - NR ligated.  Round eyes. Ball-footed "R".  X type 4 - but slightly unusual form. Beard made up of two rows of pellets with large central chin pellet.


Rev: DAV/[ION]/LVN/DEN - probable stop after I, 4q EN ligated, pellet on x-bar?  RIC: 10-11.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH........235  
Number of different C&T types in BH.......21
Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin: L.558?
Number of coins of this type in BH..........15


Notes: Offered for sale on Ebay, May 2015.

Class 5a3

Davi


Obv: hENRICUS REX' III'   


Rev: DAV/ION/LVN/DEN - 2q unclear, 3q no pellet on N, EN ligated, pellet on N.     RIC: 13-14.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH.......   235
Number of different C&T types in BH.......  21
Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin..... L.562
Number of coins of this type in BH.......... 5
Weight ............................................... 1.31 gm 

Notes: Davissons E Auction 9   Lot 46   28th April 2015.

Coin Ref # LNDV5015

Class 5a3

David


Obv: hENRICUS REX III'   Round eyes. Ball-footed R, and X type 4.


Rev: DAV/ION/LVH/DEN - with EN ligated. The A has a double cross-bar. Stop after I. No pellets on the "N"s.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH.........235   
Number of different C&T types in BH....... 21   
Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.....L.565 
Number of coins of this type in BH..........  4

Weight....................................................1.46 gm

Notes: Images: © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Accession number:  CM.1486-2001 ​ ex William Conte, ex North; ex Spink Sept. 1973.​

Coin ref# LNDV5002

Coin ref# LNRC5005

Class 5a3

Ricard (Richard Bonaventure)


Obv: hENRICUS REX [III]    Distinct double line of pellets for beard. Prominent single central chin pellet. Round eyes. R type 2. X type 4.


Rev: RIC/ARD/ONL/VND - AR, ON & ND ligated. Pellets on the N crossbars.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH.........147

Number of different C&T types in BH....... 12

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin..... L.627

Number of coins of this type in BH.......... 45


Notes: Sold on Ebay, Jan. 2015.

Coin Ref # LNRC5003

Class 5a3

Henry


Obv: hENRICVS REX III'     Round eyes. Ball-footed R (R2)


Rev: HEN/RIO/NLV/NDE - with EN, NL, ND ligated.  No pellets on the Ns.


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

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

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin....  L.581

Number of coins of this type in BH..........  15


Notes:  Quite common.  VF, lightly toned.  Image courtesy of CNG.  Coin sold at auction 279 lot # 883

Coin Ref # LNDV5013

Class 5a3

Davi, London


Obv: hENRICUS REX III'   - with NR probably ligated,  R2/X4    Round eyes.


Rev: DAV/I OH/LVN/DEN - pellet after I,  VN, & EN are ligated. A is double-barred, 3q N has a pellet. RIC: 9-10.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH......... 235

Number of different C&T types in BH.......   21 

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin..... L.569

Number of coins of this type in BH..........    8


Notes: Images courtesy of DNW, coin auction March 18th 2015, part of lot # 526 (coin #2)

Class 5a3

Davi


Obv: hENRICUS REX III'    X type 4


Rev: DAV/IOH/LVN/DEN - A is double-barred, pellet after I, pellet on 3q N, EN ligated.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH......... 235  
Number of different C&T types in BH....... 21   
Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.....L.569 
Number of coins of this type in BH.......... 8  


Notes: Ebay, March 2015

Coin ref# LNDV5014

Class 5a3

Davi


Obv: hENRICUS REX III'  - no stop after REX. R type 2


Rev: DAV/ION/LVN/DEN - stop after I, ON & EN ligated, pellet on first and last N,  RIC - about 14 pellets/quadrant.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH......... 235  
Number of different C&T types in BH.......  21   
Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin..... L.558
Number of coins of this type in BH..........  15

Weight...................................................1.41 gm


Notes: Images: © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Accession number:  CM.1487-2001 ex William Conte Collection,  ex P. Woodhead; ex Spink 1965.

Coin ref# LNDV5003

5a3 coins are defined by sceptre, round eyes, X4 and R2.   At London they were minted by Nicole, Henri, Davi and Ricard. Some 5a3 coins have short-cross style letters C and/or E, and examples are shown here.

London Class 5a3