Silver Halfgroat (2d) of King Edward III (1327-1377), Fourth Coinage (1351-1377), Pre-Treaty period (1356), Series F, Crown initial mark.
Obverse inscription: +EDWARDVS REX ANGLI Z FRACI (Edward King of England and France)
Obverse description: Facing bust of king Edward in tressure of nine arches.
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV / CIVITAS LONDON. ("I have made God myhelper / City of London")
Reverse description: Long cross pattée dividing the legend, with three pellets in each angle.
DENOMINATION: Halfgroat (2d)
CULTURE: Medieval England
MONARCH: Edward III
DATE: 1327 - 1377 AD (this coin minted in 1356 AD)
SIZE: 22.87mm diameter
WEIGHT: 2.19 grams
ATTRIBUTION: Spink 1569
PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection. King's Lynn. United Kingdom
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