John Short Cross Penny, class 5b Abel on Lvnd

John Penny Class 5c

£225.00

John Penny Class 5c

Short Cross Penny, Class 5c, struck in London, by moneyer Abel, Able on Lvnd. Stunning portrait with underlying golden tones.

Obverse, reads Henricus Rex. During the reign of Henry II, his short-cross penny, which is a feature of the reverse design, was first issued in 1180, this design remained unchanged—including the name Henricus—not only by Henry II but also by Richard and John and Henry III until 1247. Then during the reign of Henry III, the long-cross penny was introduced, with the arms of the cross extended to the edge of the coin to discourage clipping.

John Short Cross Penny, class 5b Abel on Lvnd

John Short Cross Penny, class 5b Abel on Lvnd

Take a look at the video to appreciate what the coin will look like in the hand

For comparisons of this coin, please take a look at my good friends website https://www.amrcoins.com/coins-for-sale/G-0382-HS11/

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Description

John Penny Class 5c

Short Cross Penny, Class 5c, struck in London, by moneyer Abel, Able on Lvnd. Stunning portrait with underlying golden tones.

Obverse, reads Henricus Rex. During the reign of Henry II, his short-cross penny, which is a feature of the reverse design, was first issued in 1180, this design remained unchanged—including the name Henricus—not only by Henry II but also by Richard and John and Henry III until 1247. Then during the reign of Henry III, the long-cross penny was introduced, with the arms of the cross extended to the edge of the coin to discourage clipping.

John Short Cross Penny, class 5b Abel on Lvnd

John Short Cross Penny, class 5b Abel on Lvnd

Take a look at the video to appreciate what the coin will look like in the hand

For comparisons of this coin, please take a look at my good friends website https://www.amrcoins.com/coins-for-sale/G-0382-HS11/

Alternatively, take a look at https://www.acsearch.info whereby auction results can be viewed, please note that these results are normally shown before Buyers Premium and VAT

Please note that GMCoins is not responsible for the content on any associated website.

Additional information

Metal

Silver

Weight

1.5 grams

Year

1205