Halfgroat of King Edward III London

Halfgroat of King Edward III London

Code: 11891

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Silver Halfgroat (2d) of King Edward III (1327-1377), Fourth Coinage (1351-1377), Treaty period (1361-1369), Cross potent initial mark. 

Obverse inscription:  +  EDWARDVS:REX:AnGL:DnS:hYB (Edward King of England and 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 1361 - 1369 AD)

MATERIAL: Silver

SIZE: 21.43mm diameter

WEIGHT: 2.16 grams

ATTRIBUTION: Spink 1620

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection. Reading. United Kingdom