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MEDIEVAL COIN

Half a silver penny of Henry III, long cross coinage, class 3, AD 1248-1250. Obverse: Crowned bust facing. Inscription reads HEN[RICVS RE]X III. Reverse: Long cross voided with three pellets in each angle. Inscription reads [ALA]IN ON EV[ERWIC]. Moneyer and mint: Alain at York. It measures 9.2mm in diameter and weighs 0.61g. North, J. J. 1980. English Hammered Coinage, Volume 1: Early Anglo…