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MEDIEVAL COIN

Medieval silver short-cross penny, Class 5b-7b, John to Henry III (1205-42) (loss of detail from the bust makes closer identification impossible but the coarse quality suggests a later date). Obverse: Crowned bust facing, inscription HENRICVS REX. Reverse: Short cross and pellets, ILGER ON LVND, North 969-980. Diameter 19.0mm, Mass 1.27g.