Medieval England King Edward Silver Farthing class 6-7 London

Medieval England King Edward Silver Farthing class 6-7 London

Code: 12518

£90.00 Approx $113.92, €105.02
 

This is a medieval silver farthing of King Edward Ist of England, struck at the London Mint between 1280 - 1281 AD.

Obverse:  + ЄR AN GLIЄ (Edward King of England) Crowned facing portrait of King Edward I, legend around.
Note: new large face with wide cheeks, pellet or almond eyes.

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

A nice well struck coin with a full round flan and clear portrait

DENOMINATION: Farthing (1/4 of a Penny)

CULTUREMedieval England

MONARCH: King Edward Ist

DATE: 1272  - 1307 AD (this class was minted between 1280 - 1281 AD)

MATERIALSilver

SIZE: 12mm diameter

WEIGHT: 0.34 grams

ATTRIBUTION:  Spink 1447, North 1055

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection, Ipswich.