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LNNC3030

Class 3d1

Nicole


Obv: hENRICUS REX:III' - NR ligated.  Round eyes
Note the crown shape. R type 1, X type 2. Initial mark type 4.2.

Rev: NIC/OLE/ONL/VND -ON & ND ligated, with pellets on the ligated Ns. 

Coins of this class & moneyer in BH......... 711   
Number of different C&T types in BH.......  11    
Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.... L.446
Number of coins of this type in BH.......... 520

Notes: A nice example of a common coin.  Ebay # 151711311881, June 2015.

Coin Ref # LNNC3008

Coin Ref # LNNC3007

Class 3d1

Nicole (Nicholas of St Albans)


Obv: hENRICUS REX III - with colon or single pellet before III.  Pointed chin.   Wedge-footed R (R1).  Note pellets outside curls.​


Rev: NIC/OLE/ONL/VND - with ON & ND ligated, pellets on the Ns in 3rd and 4th quadrants.

RIC:  8 pellets/quadrant.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH........ 711

Number of different C&T types in BH....... 11

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.... L.446

Number of coins of this type in BH.......... 520


Notes:  At first sight yet another example of this common variety of Nicole/3d1,however this one has a different crown design - note the two lines above the crown-band which connect the end pellets to the central fleur; this type of crown is commonly seen on sub-class 3d2.  

Class 3d1

Nicole (Nicholas of St Albans)


Obv: hENRICUS REX III - with colon or single pellet before III.  Pointed chin.  Wedge-footed R (R1).


Rev: NIC/OLE/ONL/VND - with ON & ND ligated, pellets on the Ns in 3rd and 4th quadrants.  

RIC: 8 pellets/quadrant.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH........ 711

Number of different C&T types in BH....... 11

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.... L.446

Number of coins of this type in BH.......... 520


Notes:  By far the commonest variety of Nicole/3d1. Image courtesy of York Coins (H5380)

London, Sub-Classes 3c, 3d1


Class 3c was the last to be issued at the provincial mints; the subsequent class, 3d, being issued at London, Canterbury and Bury only. These post-provincial phase 3d coins have been sub-divided by Churchill & Thomas (2012) into sub-classes 3d1 and 3d2.  Sub-class 3d2 differs from 3d1 in having a different style of letter R than 3d1 (Ball-shaped foot, R2,  versus a wedge shaped R1) and a broader bust more like that of class 4 coins.   3c coins from non-provincial mints can be distinguished  from 3d1 by the shape of the bust; with busts of sub-class 3d1 being smaller, neater, and with a more pointed chin.  3d2 are relatively easy to identify - their busts being similar to those of class 4, they have the diagnostic ball-footed R, and additionally the inner circle on the reverse tends to be made of smaller pellets, thus allowing a greater number in each quadrant. Prior to the publication of the Churchill and Thomas study, all the above were usually described as 3c, sometimes being sub-divided into 3c early and 3c late. 

​The Long Cross Pennies of Henry III 

Class 3d1/3d2 mule

Ricard, London


Obv: hENRICUS REX: III'     NR ligated. Wedge tailed "R"s. 


Rev: RIC/ARD/ONL/VND - AR, ON & ND ligated. Pellets on 3q/4q "N"s. Note the ball-tailed R in contrast to the wedge-tailed R of REX on the obverse. RIC extremely high at 17-18 pellets/quadrant.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH......... 12  
Number of different C&T types in BH.......  2  
Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin..... L.455
Number of coins of this type in BH..........  10

Notes: Images: © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Accession number:  CM.1473-2001, ex William Conte collection, ex P. Woodhead; ex Spink 20.1.1968.​

Coin ref# LNRC3001

Coin Ref # LNNC3006

Coin Ref # LNNC3005

Class 3d1

Nicole (Nicholas of St Albans)


Obv: hENRICUS REX III - with colon or single pellet before III.  Very pointed chin.  Crude bust. Wedge-footed R (R1).


Rev: NIC/OLE/ONL/VND - with ON & ND ligated, pellets on the Ns in 3rd and 4th quadrants.  

RIC: 8 pellets/quadrant.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH........ 711

Number of different C&T types in BH....... 11

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.... L.446

Number of coins of this type in BH.......... 520


Notes:  Another example of this common variety of Nicole/3d1. Image courtesy of York Coins 

Class 3c

Nicole (Nicholas of St Albans)


Obv: hENRICUS REX:III   - NR ligated, mm 4.2, round eyes, crude bust, rounded chin.


Rev: NIC/OLC/ONL/VND - NL & ND ligated, with pellets on those two Ns.    RIC:7-8 pellets/quadrant.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH........ 225

Number of different C&T types in BH....... 19

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.... L.412

Number of coins of this type in BH..........  51


Notes:  Image courtesy of York Coins. A nice example on a broad flan, good very fine.