Enrico III di Franconia, King of Italy 1039-1056

Gamberini 7,  Very Good to Fine

Obverse depicts cross in center with a church on the reverse. So deeply struck that the rims have nearly detached.

Enrico III, or Henry III, was an important player in 11th century central European politics. He ruled as king of Italy, and upon the death of his father in 1039, became sole ruler in Italy. In 1046, he was crowned Holy Roman Emperor and ruled as Emperor until his death.