Gold Noble of King Edward III (1327-1377), Fourth Coinage (1351-1377), Pre-Treaty period (1351-1361), Series G, Cross 3 initial mark (1356-1361),
Obverse inscription: + E DWARD DEI GRA REX ANGL Z FRANC D HYB (Edward by the Grace of God King of England and France Lord of the Irish)
Obverse description: King standing, facing in a ship. Crowned and wearing armour, holding sword in right and shield ins left quartered with arms of England and France.
Reverse inscription: +IhC AVTEM TRANSIENS P MEDIVM ILLORVM IBAT, ("But Jesus passing through their midst went His way")
Reverse description: Ornate cross with lis at ends, small E in center, surrounded by crowns and lions.
CULTURE: Medieval England
MONARCH: Edward III
DATE: 1327 - 1377 AD (this coin minted between 1356 - 1361 AD)
SIZE: 35mm diameter
WEIGHT: 7.66 grams
ATTRIBUTION: Spink 1490
PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection, Essex. United Kingdom
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