Henry III Cut Halfpence - Mint Ilchester
Henry III Class 3 Voided Longcross Cut Halfpenny
Obverse: Crowned bust facing
Legend: *hENRIC(VS REX 'III) - NR ligate
Reverse: Long cross quartered by trefoil of pellets
Legend: IER (VEIS ON) IVE - Jerveis at Ilchester, Somerset. Active from AD1248 to 1250
Ilchester is one of the rarest of the mints of the Longcross coinage. This issue was the last coinage ever minted at Ilchester.
Weight = 0.68 gms
North 988 (Class 3c?) SCBC 1364.
Bought Ebay Nov 2012