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E-auction 6-1243 - ENGLAND - KINGDOM OF ENGLAND - HENRY III PLANTAGENET Penny dit “long cross”, classe 4a n.d. Londres

ENGLAND - KINGDOM OF ENGLAND - HENRY III PLANTAGENET Penny dit “long cross”, classe 4a n.d. Londres VF
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Estimate : 70 €
Price : 53 €
Maximum bid : 60 €
End of the sale : 06 May 2013 18:05:00
bidders : 3 bidders
Type : Penny dit “long cross”, classe 4a
Date: c. 1247-1272
Date: n.d.
Mint name / Town : Londres
Metal : silver
Diameter : 18,1 mm
Orientation dies : 5 h.
Weight : 1,43 g.
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire légèrement décentré
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : HENRICVS REX III.
Obverse description : Tête barbue et couronnée du roi de face tenant un sceptre de la main droite.
Obverse translation : (Henry III, roi).


Reverse legend : NIC - OLE - ON L - UND (N DE ON ET DE LUND EN LIGATURE).
Reverse description : Croix coupant la légende, accostée de trois besants posés en triangle dans chaque cantonnement.
Reverse translation : (Nicole de Londres).


Cet exemplaire correspond à la deuxième partie du règne de Henry III (1247-1272). Parmi les exemplaires dit “à la longue croix”, figure au droit le roi présentant un sceptre ou non.

Historical background



Henry III (1207-1272), son of John Lackland, married Eleanor, daughter of the Count of Provence. He signed with Louis IX of the Treaty of Paris in 1259 which ended the First Hundred Years' War which allowed him to regain possession of Guyenne and Gascogne. His son, Edward I, succeeded him.

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