London – Class 1a1


Class 1a1 coins have a caul over the king’s head…

  • Obv: hENRICUS:REX – with pellets on both “E”s and on cross-bar of N. Colon before REX. Caul present. Pellets between the hair curls. Obverse text type L6/L7. 
  • Rev: ANG/LIE/TER/CI’ – pellet on N. No ligations (AN and ER are often ligated on class 1a).
  • C&T type: N/A – different dies to the four types recorded in the Brussels hoard book. 
  • Provenance: The William Conte collection.
  • Images: © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Accession number:  CM.1325-2001
  • Coin ref # LNNN1001

  • Obv: hENRICUS:REX – with pellets on both “E”s and on cross-bar of N, also, unusually, on the X. Pellets between the hair curls.
  • Rev: ANG/LIE/TER/CI’ – no pellet on N, nor on the “E”s.(Possibly on 1st E?).  The ER & AN ligated.
  • C&T type: N/A – different  dies to the four types recorded in the Brussels hoard book. 
  • Provenance: The William Conte collection, ex North; ex Spink May 1971; ex Mangakis; ex Spink 6.6.1955; ex Lockett 1197.
  • Images: © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Accession number:  CM.1326-2001
  • Coin ref # LNNN1003

  • Obv: hENRICVS REX  Colon before REX. Pellets on the two “E”s,  also a pellet on the “N”. Caul present. Pellets between the hair curls.
  • Rev: LIE/TER/CI’/ANG – AN ligated, with a  pellet on the “N”; pellets on the two “E”s.  RIC: 7.5-8.
  • Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin….. N/A
  • Weight: 1.33 gm​
  • A metal detecting find from Southwick in April 2018. A coin advertised for sale by Hammered British Coins and featured on their website in June 2018.
  • Coin ref # LNNN1123

  • Obv: hENRICVS RCX    Single high pellet before REX (colon intended?) .”E” of REX appears to be a “C”. Pellets on the two “E”s. Caul present. Four pellets under crown, not five. Neat double line of pellets for beard.  Pellets between the hair curls.
  • Rev: LIE/TER/CI’/ANG – with pellets on “E”s unclear, also the “N” unclear. ER and AN ligated. A small shape between the three pellets in each of the four quadrants. RIC: 8-10.
  • Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin….. L.2?
  • Images courtesy of Bob Thomas.
  • Coin ref # LNNN1092

  • Obv:hENRICVS:REX, – note colon before REX. Pellets between the hair curls.
  • Rev: ANG/LIE/TER/CI’,  AN & ER ligated. 
  • RIC: 7-8.
  • C&T type: L3
  • Weak’ish strike on head, very rare, one of five remaining in the Brussels Hoard in 2012.  Image courtesy of A H Baldwin & Sons Ltd, London, coin ex Brussels Hoard and sold at Baldwin’s Auction #77, Sept. 2012, Lot #2424
  • Coin Ref # LNNN1002

  • Obv: hENRICVS REX, with colon before REX. Five pellets under crown. Pellets between the hair curls.
  • Rev: ANG/LIC/TER/CI’.   Note that the “E” in the 2nd quadrant appears as a “C” due to a die-sinkers error. Also see # LNNN1041.
  • C&T type: L3
  • Notes:  This metal detector find, with some unfortunate damage, has a very similar obverse to the Lot #2424 coin – though the reverse die is a little different. Other than the missing fragment it is in very fine condition. Images courtesy of Halls Hammered Coins.
  • Coin Ref # LNNN1005

  • Obv:hENRICUS:REX – with pellets on both “E”s.Cross-bar of N has no pellet but is thickened.  No pellets between the hair curls.
  • Rev: ANG/LIE/TER/CI’ – pellet on N, and pellets on both “E”s.
  • C&T type: N/A – different dies to the four types recorded in the Brussels Hoard book.
  • Ex Jim Sazama collection. Image courtesy of DNW, coin auction Sept 2014, Lot# 2307
  • Coin Ref # LNNN1004

  • Obv: hENRICVS REX    Colon before REX. Pellets on the two “E”s. No pellets between the hair curls.
  • Rev: LIE/TER/CI’/ANG – with pellets on “E”s and the “N”. ER and AN ligated. Note presence of a small triangular shape between the three pellets in each of the four quadrants. 
  • The obverse is the same as C/T type L3, but reverse type not present in BH. 
  • Images courtesy of an anonymous collector [M-136] 
  • Coin ref # LNNN1033

  • Obv: hENRICVS REX    Colon before REX. Pellets on the two “E”s, but not on the “N”. Caul present. No pellets between the hair curls.
  • Rev: LIE/TER/CI’/ANG – with clear pellets on “E”s, and on the “N”. ER and AN ligated. Note presence of a small triangular shape between the three pellets in each of the four quadrants. Scored along one arm of the cross.
  • Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin….. n/a
  • Images courtesy of Bob Thomas.
  • Coin ref # LNNN1091

  • Obv: hENRICVS REX   C appears to be an E, or a C with interior pellet. Colon before REX. Pellets on the two “E”s, but probably not on the N. Caul present. Pellets between the hair curls.
  • Rev: LIC/TER/CI’/ANG – 1q “C” for “E” error.  ER and AN ligated. A smaller pellet between the three pellets in each of the four quadrants. RIC: 8-9.
  • Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin….. n/a
  • Images courtesy of Ron Churchill.
  • Coin ref # LNNN1090

  • Obv: hENRICVS REX   Colon before REX. Pellets on the two “E”s, and on the “N”. Caul present.  Pellets between the hair curls.
  • Rev: LIE/TER/CI’/ANG – with clear pellet on 2nd “E”, unclear on 1st “E”, and pellet on the “N”. No ligations. Note presence of a pellet between the three pellets in each of the four quadrants. RIC: 7.5-8.
  • These obverse and reverse dies not seen in the Brussels Hoard coins.
  • Ex Michael J Edwards Collection, which he donated to Leeds Museum. 
  • Images:  © Leeds Museums and Galleries.​
  • Coin ref # LNNN1101