Henry III Silver Penny 1a
Henry III Silver Penny
Spink - 1358
North - 983
HENRICVS REX. Crowned facing bust.
ANG LIE TER CI. Voided long cross with three pellets in each angle.
Very fine, reverse a little off centre, an excellent example of this extremely rare issue.
Metal detecting find, Southwick April 2018
To put the rarity into context, out of the 34,500 Henry III pennies found in the Brussles hoard, only 5 were of class 1a. It is estimated that there are around 35 other examples known to exist.