This is a medieval silver penny of King Henry III of England, struck at the Canterbury mint between 1216 - 1247 AD.
Obverse: ҺЄNRICVS RЄX (King Henry) Legend around crowned facing bust, holding sceptre.
Reverse: +ROGER ON CANT (Roger of Canterbury) Legend around voided cross, with four pellets in angles.
It is a lovely example, in VF condition, of a good weight.
CULTURE: Medieval England
MONARCH: Henry III
DATE: 1216 - 1272 AD (this coin was minted between 1216 - 1247 AD)
SIZE: 18mm diameter
WEIGHT: 1.47 grams
ATTRIBUTION: Spink 1356C
PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection, Strasbourg. France.
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