​The Long Cross Pennies of Henry III 

Class 5f

Iohs (John Hardel)


Obv: hENRICVS REX III - with NR ligated. Double crown band.  Note no pellets present before "h". Pellets below chin. 

   

Rev: IOh'/SON/LVN/DEN - with EN ligated.    ​

RIC: 9-10.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH........  87

Number of different C&T types in BH.......  4

Churchill & Thomas type .......................L.1073

Number of coins of this type in BH..........66 


Notes:  Images courtesy of John Wigley

Class 5f

Ricard


Obv: hENRICUS REX III'.   A pellet before the h. Double-banded crown characteristic of class 5f. No pellets below chin (contrast to LNRC5515)

Rev: RIC/ARD/ONL/VND - AR & ND ligated, probably no pellets on the "N"s, though possibly one on the last N - which would make this the more common type L.1078.

Coins of this class & moneyer in BH......... 174  
Number of different C&T types in BH.......  8  
Churchill & Thomas type for this coin....L.1079 
Number of coins of this type in BH.......... 14


Notes: Images from British Museum, # 1985,0782-340.

Coin Ref # LNJS5578

Page updated: Jan 18th 2017

Coin Ref # LNRC5517

Class 5f

Ricard


Obv: hENRICVS REX III.'- with NR ligated. Double crown band.  Note the single pellet before the "h".     Pellets below chin.   


Rev: RIC/ARD/ONL/VND - with AR & ND ligated.    ​

RIC: 9-9.5.  Unclear whether there is a pellet on final N in 4th quad. 


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH........ 174 

Number of different C&T types in BH.......  8

Churchill & Thomas type ............. L.1078/79

Number of coins of this type in BH.....141/14 


Notes: Sold on Ebay.

Coin Ref # LNRC5515

Class 5f

Iohs (John Hardel)


Obv: hENRICVS REX III - with NR ligated. Double crown band.  Note the triple pellets before "h". Pellets below chin. 

   

Rev: IOh/SON/LVN/DEN - with EN ligated.    ​

RIC: 8-9.  The "h" in the first quadrant is type h3 (forked tail).


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH........  87

Number of different C&T types in BH.......  4

Churchill & Thomas type ........ L.1073/4 sim.

Number of coins of this type in BH..........  66/4


Notes: VF, rich toning.  Image courtesy of CNG. Auctioned at CNG 279 - Lot 898.

Coin Ref # LNJS5501

Coin Ref # LNJS5502

London, Class 5f


​Class 5f pennies from London were produced by moneyers Henri, Davi, Ricard, Ion/Iohs, Walter and Willem. None are rare; the least common ones in the Brussels Hoard were those of Davi and Ion/Iohs.

Class 5f

Iohs (John Hardel)


Obv: hENRICVS REX III - with NR ligated. Double crown band.  Note the colon before "h". Pellets below chin.      


Rev: IOh/S.ON/LVN/DEN - with EN ligated.    ​

RIC: 8-9.  The "h" in the first quadrant is type h3 (forked tail).


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH........  87

Number of different C&T types in BH.......  4

Churchill & Thomas type ........ L.1073/4 sim.

Number of coins of this type in BH..........66/4  


Notes: VF, rich toning.  Image courtesy of CNG. Auctioned at CNG 279 - Lot 899.