​The Long Cross Pennies of Henry III 

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Class 3c

Nicole


Obv: hENRICUS REX·III
Rev:  NIC/OLE/ONS/ROS - with ON ligated


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH......... 7

Number of different C&T types in BH....... 2

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.... S.86/87

Number of coins of this type in BH............7


Notes:  Image courtesy of A H Baldwin & Sons Ltd, London, coin sold at Baldwin's Auction #77, Sept. 2012, Lot #2506

Class 3c

Peris (Peter the son of Clement)


Obv: hENRICVS REX:III - NR ligated - note the colon after REX.  Mintmark 4.2.


Rev: PER/ISON/SRO/SEB - with ER, ON & EB ligated


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH......... 12

Number of different C&T types in BH........ 6

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.... S 90-93

Number of coins of this type in BH.............7


Notes:  Offered on Ebay, January 2014, but withdrawn before end of Auction.  Found in Norfolk.  Image courtesy of Hiddenhistory.

Class 3c

Ricard (Richard Pride)


Obv: hEHRICVS REX:III' - note colon after REX. Mintmark unclear.


Rev: RIC/ARD/OHS/ROS​ - with AR & OH ligated


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH......... 4

Number of different C&T types in BH....... 2

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.... S 94-95

Number of coins of this type in BH............3


Notes:  Images courtesy of the finder of the 2015 Bridgnorth Area Hoard.  [Finder's ref # 14] 

Coin Ref # SHLZ3002

Coin Ref # SHPS3004

Class 3b

Ricard (Richard Pride)


Obv: hEHRICVS REX:III' - note colon after REX. Mintmark 4


Rev: RIC/ARD/OHS/ROS​ - with AR & OH ligated


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH......... 14

Number of different C&T types in BH....... 6

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.... S 74

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


Notes: Obverse double struck and legends partly weak, toned, very fine.  Image courtesy of A H Baldwin & Sons Ltd, London, coin sold at Baldwin's Auction #77, Sept. 2012, Lot #2508 - incorrectly labelled in auction catalogue as being class 3c.

Class 3b

Nicole  (son of Ives)


Another example of a class 3b of Nicole. This one courtesy of Charles Thompson who acquired it from Galata coins.  It is reported as originating from the 2nd batch of coins found from the Baschurch Hoard. The main portion of the hoard being in the Shrewsbury Museum.

Class 3c

Nicole


Obv: hENRICUS REX:III
Rev:  NIC/OLE/ONS/ROS - with ON ligated


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH......... 7

Number of different C&T types in BH....... 2

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.... S.86/87

Number of coins of this type in BH............7


Notes: A nice example of this scarce coin, this one sold in a DNW auction, June 2014, part lot # 154.

Coin Ref # SHNC3200

Class 3b

Nicole  (son of Ives)


Obv: hEHRICUS REX III'.   - HR ligated. Single pellet after REX. Characteristic 3b style bust. Irregular central fleur.


Rev: NIC/OLE/ONS/ROS - ON is ligated

RIC: 8-9


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH.......25

Number of different C&T types in BH......14 

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin..S46-59 


Notes:  Images courtesy of the finder of the 2015 Bridgnorth Area Hoard.  [Finder's ref # 60]

Coin Ref # SHPS3005

Class 3ab1

Nicole


Obv: hEHRICUS REX III' - with pellet after REX.  mm3

Rev:  NIC/OLE/ONS/[ROS] - barely legible in places. RIC: ~8.5


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH..........11?

Number of different C&T types in BH....... 10

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin....S12-20 

Number of coins of this type in BH...........10


Notes:  Images courtesy of Dix Noonan Webb, coin auctioned Feb 11th 2015, part of lot # 227. Provenance Jim Sazama collection.

Class 3c

Peris (Peter the son of Clement)


Obv: hEHRICVS REX:III - note colon after REX, mintmark 3*?

Rev: PER/ISON/SRO/SEB - with ER, ON & EB ligated


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH......... 12

Number of different C&T types in BH....... 6

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.... S 91

Number of coins of this type in BH............2


Notes:   Darkly toned, good very fine, a rare moneyer.  Image courtesy of A H Baldwin & Sons Ltd, London, coin sold at Baldwin's Auction #77, Sept. 2012, Lot #2507 

Class 3ab1

Peris


Obv: hEHRICVS REX III' - HR ligated, pellet after REX, mm type 3 though slightly irregular.

Rev: PER/ISON/SRO/SEB - with ON and EB ligated


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH.........20 

Number of different C&T types in BH.......10 

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.... S.28-30

Number of coins of this type in BH............6


Notes:   Image courtesy of CNG. Provenance CNG auction 308, lot # 463, ex D. Shuttleworth collection.

Class 3ab1

Lorenz (Laurence Cox)


Obv: hENRICUS REX III - note no pellet after REX.
Rev:  LOR/EH’/ONS/ROS - with ON ligated


C/T sub-type: S 7


Notes: Legends weak in parts, otherwise very fine, a scarce moneyer, one of 11 Lorenz 3ab1 pennies in the Brussels Hoard..there were 3 different types of reverse lettering present.  Image courtesy of A H Baldwin & Sons Ltd, London, coin sold at Baldwin's Auction #77, Sept. 2012, Lot #2505

Shrewsbury






Class 3c

Lorenz (Laurence Cox)


Obv: hENRICUS REX: III'   


Rev: LOR/ENZ/ONS/ROS - with EN ligated, Z reversed, & ON ligated. No pellet on Z (other types do have a pellet).


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH.........9   
... and in the Colchester hoard ................3
Number of different C&T types in BH.......4
Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.....S.85 
Number of coins of this type in BH..........3
Weight ...............................................1.35 gm

Notes: Images: © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Accession number:  CM.1454-2001, ex William Conte collection, ex North; ex P. Finn 7.12.1993.​

Coin Ref # SHNC3039

Coin Ref # SHPS3006

Updated July 12th 2017

Coin Ref # SHRC3003

Class 3ab1

Lorenz (Laurence Cox)


Obv: hENRICUS REX·III - note the pellet after REX.
Rev:  LOR/EN’/ONS/ROS - with ON ligated


C/T sub-type: S 9/10 (3 of each in BH)

Weight: 1.32 gm


Notes:  Coin sold by Silbury Coins on Ebay, October 2015.

Coin Ref # SHRC3001

Coin ref# SHLZ3004

Coin Ref # SHNC3005

Class 3ab1

Peris


Obv: hEHRICUS REX III' - with single pellet after REX. mm3.

Rev:  PER/ISON/SRO/[SEB] - ER and ON ligated, 4th quadrant illegible.  RIC: 8.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH.........20

Number of different C&T types in BH.......10

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.... S.28-30 Number of coins of this type in BH............6


Notes: Images courtesy of Dix Noonan Webb, coin auctioned Feb 11th 2015, part of lot # 227. Provenance Jim Sazama collection.

Class 3c

Peris


Obv: hENRICUS REX:III' - with colon after REX.  mm 4.2

Rev:  PER/ISON/SRO/SEB - with ER, ON and EB ligated.   RIC: 7-7.5


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH.........12

Number of different C&T types in BH....... 6

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.... S.90-93

Number of coins of this type in BH...........7


Notes: Images courtesy of Dix Noonan Webb, coin auctioned Feb 11th 2015, part of lot # 227. Provenance Jim Sazama collection.

Coin Ref # SHPS3002

Coin Ref # SHNC3004

Coin Ref # SHPS3003

Coin Ref # SHPS3001

Coin Ref # SHNC3001

Coin Ref # SHLZ3001

Class 3b

Nicole


Obv: hEHRICUS REX III' - with single pellet after REX.  mm3.

Rev:  NIC/OLE/ONS/ROS - with ON ligated. Much of 3q/4q unclear.   RIC: ~7


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH.........25

Number of different C&T types in BH.......14

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.... S. 46-59 Number of coins of this type in BH...........25


Notes: Images courtesy of Dix Noonan Webb, coin auctioned Feb 11th 2015, part of lot # 227. Provenance: Jim Sazama collection.