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)
SIZE: 21.43mm diameter
WEIGHT: 2.16 grams
ATTRIBUTION: Spink 1620
PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection. Reading. United Kingdom
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