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LOT 3505

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English Medieval Coins - Henry III - Canterbury / Willem - Class 5d3 Long Cross Penny

Circa 1256 AD

Class 5d3. Obv: facing bust with sceptre and HENRICVS REX III legend. Rev: long voided cross and pellets dividing WIL LEM ONC ANT legend for the moneyer Willem at Canterbury mint. 1.45 grams. Very fine. Rare.

Provenance
Acquired DNW sale 6 February 2013, lot 84 (with illustrated lot card); ex Jim Sazama collection (with packet); acquired Baldwin's sale 4 October 2004, lot 182; ex Patrick Finn List 17, 1999, no 140 (imaged in list).

Literature
S. 1370B; N. 994; cf. C&T C540-C541 for examples and pp.64-73 for discussion.

Footnotes
This rare class was only struck for the mints of London, Canterbury and Bury St Edmunds. Coins of this general type sometimes show aberrant reverse legend forms including KAN for CAN at Canterbury and BERI for Bury St Edmunds.


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