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This coin is an outstanding rarity, and one of the few sub-classes of the Long Cross series that the Museum lacks. It is also an exceptionally fine striking and it was certainly selected, if not specially produced, to turn into a piece of jewellery. Once again it is the reverse cross that was chosen for display, the rivitted pin and clasp being attached to the portrait Obv.: CM.60-1999

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This coin is an outstanding rarity, and one of the few sub-classes of the Long Cross series that the Museum lacks. It is also an exceptionally fine striking and it was certainly selected, if not specially produced, to turn into a piece of jewellery. Once again it is the reverse cross that was chosen for display, the rivitted pin and clasp being attached to the portrait Obv.

Maker(s)

Mint: Canterbury
Ruler: Henry III (1216-72)

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Description

Silver-gilt brooch, formed from a contemporary penny of Henry III (1216-72), AR penny, Long Cross type, class Ve, Canterbury mint, moneyer Willem.

Notes

History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Purchased (1999-01-18) by Gerhard Hirsch Nachfolger

Dating

Circa 1256 - Circa 1258

Components of the work

Object composed of silver-gilt

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.60-1999
Primary reference Number: 267148
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Created: Friday 13 November 2020 Updated: Thursday 7 October 2021 Last processed: Thursday 7 October 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "This coin is an outstanding rarity, and one of the few sub-classes of the Long Cross series that the Museum lacks. It is also an exceptionally fine striking and it was certainly selected, if not specially produced, to turn into a piece of jewellery. Once again it is the reverse cross that was chosen for display, the rivitted pin and clasp being attached to the portrait Obv." Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/267148 Accessed: 2022-11-28 19:02:18

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