Halfgroat of King Edward III London

Halfgroat of King Edward III London

Code: 11793

£95.00 Approx $130.67, €111.24
 

Silver Halfgroat (2d) of King Edward III (1327-1377), Fourth Coinage (1351-1377), Pre-Treaty period (1351-1361), Series C, Cross 1 initial mark. 

Obverse inscription:  + EDWARD DEI G REX ANGLI FRANC D HIB (Edward by the Grace of God King of England and France Lord of the Irish)

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 between 1351 - 1352 AD)

MATERIAL: Silver

SIZE: 22.61mm diameter

WEIGHT: 2.09 grams

ATTRIBUTION: Spink 1574

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection, West Sussex. UK.