Halfgroat of King Edward III London

Halfgroat of King Edward III London

Code: 11777

£195.00 Approx $268.23, €228.34
 

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)

MATERIAL: Silver

SIZE: 22.87mm diameter

WEIGHT: 2.19 grams

ATTRIBUTION: Spink 1569

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection. King's Lynn. United Kingdom