​The Long Cross Pennies of Henry III 

Obv: Imitation of a class 3 Henry III penny, but reading VIDEK[IND]REX  Thin crown-band, with four pellets under.


Rev: CI* /[   ]/GER/NEI


Weight .................................... 0.88 gm (Low!)


Notes: DNW auction 18th September 2012, ex Jim Sazama collection, provenance: Spink Auction 195, 26 June 2008, lot 667 (part).

Obv: Imitation of a class 3 Henry III penny, but reading ADOFVS COMEX III'


Rev: SVA/LEN/BER/CNC   RIC~9


Weight ...................................... 1.01 gm


Notes: Very rare coin. Auction estimate was £300-£400, but coin went for £1,500. 


Provenance: DNW auction 22nd September 2014, lot 3909.

Adolf of Schwalenberg

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Obv: Imitation of a class 3 Henry III penny, but reading VIDEKINDVSR.  Notably thick crownband.


Rev: CI* /BER/TON/[CAN]


Weight ...................................... 1.36 gm


Notes: DNW auction 8th December 2014, lot # 2265, ex Jim Sazama, Provenance: J.J. North Collection; SNC March 1993 (949); G.W. de Wit Collection, Part II, Künker Auktion 130 (Osnabrück), 9 October 2007, lot 1817.

Schwalenberg

Videkind VI  (1238-64)

Videkind VI  (1238-64)

Page updated March 28th 2017

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Schieder-Schwalenberg is a town in the Lippe district, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is situated approximately 20 km (12 mi) east of Detmold.


Adolf I of Waldeck and Schwalenberg († October 3, 1270) was Count von Schwalenberg from 1218 to 1224, Count von Schwalenberg and Waldeck (together with his brother Volkwin IV) from 1224 to 1228, and from the division of the estate in the year 1228 until his death in 1270 Count von Waldeck.

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