Medieval England King Edward Silver Halfpenny class 3b London

Medieval England King Edward Silver Halfpenny class 3b London

Code: 12528

£95.00 Approx $120.25, €110.85
 

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

Obverse:  + ЄDW R' ΛNGL' DNS hYB (Edward King of England Lord of Ireland) Legend around crowned facing portrait within inner beaded circle, drapery composed of curved line with wedges above

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

DENOMINATION: Halfpenny (1/2 of a Penny)

CULTUREMedieval England

MONARCH: King Edward Ist

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

MATERIALSilver

SIZE: 15mm diameter

WEIGHT: 0.70 grams

ATTRIBUTION:  Spink 1431, North 1044

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection in Lincolnshire