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Henry III - Long Cross - Class 3ab1

 

Class 3ab1 was issued by all the Henry III long cross mints except Durham; examples from London and Canterbury are shown below.  For coins from the provincial mints please use the following links:  

BuryBristolCarlisleExeterGloucesterHerefordIlchester

LincolnNewcastleNorthamptonNorwichOxford,

Shrewsbury,  WallingfordWiltonWinchester  York.

This class includes coins with no punctuation mark on the obverse after REX, and coins with a pellet or a colon.

   

3ab1 ID Guide

 

The illustration above shows a typical example of 3ab1 : showing mintmark type 3 - and a straight-limbed X.  The characteristic feature for type 3ab1 being a bust transitional in style between 3a1 and 3b. Bust is less pointed than 3a, but not as rounded as in class 3b.

 

 

 

3ab1, Canterbury, Nicole
3ab1, Canterbury, Nicole
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3ab1, London, Nicole
3ab1, London, Nicole
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3ab1, London, Nicole
3ab1, London, Nicole
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