Anglo Gallic Silver Esterlin of Edward III as Duke of Aquitaine
This is an exceptional Anglo-Gallic silver Esterlin of King Edward III (1327 - 1377). This coin was issued during the years prior to the Hundred Years War, when Edward paid homage to the king of France as the Duke of Aquitaine.
Obverse: + ЄDWΛRD’ RЄX ΛnGL’, crowned bust facing slightly left; below, leopard to left
Reverse: DVX ΛQV ITΛ nIЄ, long cross pattée terminating in trefoils; crowns in quarters.
This coin was struck in Aquitaine in France.
CULTURE: Medieval France
MONARCH: Edward III (as Duke of Aquitaine)
DATE: 1327 - 1340
SIZE: 19mm dia
WEIGHT: 1.3 grams
ATTRIBUTION: SCBC 8047; Elias 56; Duplessy, Féodales 1060; Elias Collection 97; Boudeau 497; Poey d'Avant 2877
PROVENANCE: Auction12 AB Philea Svartensgatan 6 SE-116 20 Stockholm Sweden