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Coin - Penny, Henry III, England, 1247-1272 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 138

Summary:
Silver coin; Denomination: Penny
Canterbury Mint
Henry III (1216-1272) Plantagenet King of England
Moneyer: Gilbert; Type: Long Cross Class 5
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 18 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 1.487 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Great Britain - England
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: English
DateEra: 1247-1272 AD
Denomination: 1 Penny
Obverse Description: A crowned bust of the King facing within a beaded circle, holding a sceptre; around; [HEN]RICVS REX III The coin has suffered a heavy blow above the King's head.
Reverse Description: A long cross voided which breaks through a beaded circle, a quatrefoil in each angle; around, GIL BE[R T O]N CAN; all within a beaded border
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: King Henry III, Canterbury, England, Great Britain
Mint: Canterbury (Mint)
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], J. North, English Hammered Coinage, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 1963, p.167, no.991 Pages
  2. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, p.158 Pages

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