This is a medieval silver penny of King Henry III, struck at the London Mint between 1247-1272 AD. ҺЄHRICVS RЄX III, (King Henry III) crowned facing bust holding sceptre. The Moneyer who struck the coin was called Henri, his name and mint are found on the coin's reverse. +HENRI.ON.LUNDE (Henry of London) voided long cross with pellet at the centre and three pellets in each quarter.
This coin is intact but does have a light crack at 1'oclock that is stable
CULTURE: Medieval England
MONARCH: Henry III
DATE: 1216 - 1272 AD (this coin was issued between 1247 - 1272 AD)
SIZE: 18mm diameter
WEIGHT: 1.4 grams
ATTRIBUTION: Spink 1363A
PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection, Northampton.
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