Medieval England King Edward Silver Farthing class 2 London

Medieval England King Edward Silver Farthing class 2 London

Code: 12535

£65.00 Approx $82.28, €75.85
 

This is a medieval silver farthing of King Edward Ist of England, struck at the London Mint in 1280 AD.

Obverse:  + EDWARDVS REX (King Edward) large bust within inner circle.

Reverse:  LON DON IEN SIS (London) Long cross pattée, trefoil of pellets in angles, mint name around.

DENOMINATION: Farthing (1/4 of a Penny)

CULTUREMedieval England

MONARCH: King Edward Ist

DATE: 1272  - 1307 AD (this class was minted in 1280AD)

MATERIALSilver

SIZE: 12.6mm diameter

WEIGHT: 0.40 grams

ATTRIBUTION:  Spink 1444, North 1052

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection in Swindon