Silver coin; Denomination: Penny
Canterbury Mint
Henry III (1216-1272) Plantagenet King of England
Moneyer: Gilbert; Type: Long Cross Class 5

Obverse Description

A crowned bust of the King facing within a beaded circle, holding a sceptre; around; [HEN]RICVS REX III The coin has suffered a heavy blow above the King's head.

Reverse Description

A long cross voided which breaks through a beaded circle, a quatrefoil in each angle; around, GIL BE[R T O]N CAN; all within a beaded border

Edge Description


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