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King Henry III Penny

ENGLAND. Henry III, 1216- 1272 AD. AR Penny

ENGLAND. Henry III, 1216- 1272 AD. AR Penny

(1.36 gm), Vc, London.

Obverse: Crowned head facing with sceptre.

Reverse: Long cross with three pellets in each angle.

Reference: S.1369.


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Nice coin glad to see someone else posting Hammered English coins. The reverse is an excellent example of the use of ligatured lettering on the pence of Henry III. The Moneyer is Davi shown thus DAV/ION/LVN/DE. Pretty clear on this example but can be quite challenging on some less well preserved examples.
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