King Henry III Silver Penny Robert of Canterbury

King Henry III Silver Penny Robert of Canterbury

Code: 12330

£65.00 Approx $80.45, €75.49
 

This is a medieval silver penny of King Henry III, struck at the Canterbury Mint between 1250-1272  AD. ҺЄHRICVS RЄX III, (King Henry III) crowned facing bust holding sceptre. The Moneyer who struck the coin was called Robert, his name and mint are found on the coin's reverse. +ROBERT.ON.CANT(Robert of Canterbury) voided long cross with pellet at the centre and three pellets in each quarter. This is a Class 5h.

DENOMINATION: Penny

CULTUREMedieval England

MONARCH: Henry III

DATE: 1216 - 1272 AD (this coin was issued between 1250 - 1272 AD)

MATERIALSilver

SIZE: 18mm diameter

WEIGHT: 1.4 grams

ATTRIBUTION: Spink 1374

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection, Nottingham.