Medieval silver groat of king Edward III London with a pedigree

Medieval silver groat of king Edward III London with a pedigree

Code: 11723

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Silver Groat (4d) of King Edward III (1327-1377), Fourth Coinage (1351-1377), Pre-Treaty period (1351-1361), Series E, Cross 2 initial mark. 

Obverse inscription: + EDWARD D G REX ANGL Z FRANC D HYB  (Edward by the Grace of God King of England and France Lord of the Irish)

Obverse description: Facing bust of king Edward in tressure of nine arches.

Reverse inscription: POSVI DEVM 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.

This is a nice coin in good condition with excellent provenance.

DENOMINATION: Groat

CULTURE: Medieval England

MONARCH: Edward III

DATE: 1327 - 1377 AD (this coin minted between 1354 - 1355 AD)

MATERIAL: Silver

SIZE: 28mm diameter

WEIGHT: 4.58 grams

ATTRIBUTION: Spink 1567

PROVENANCE: ex Doubleday, Hulett and Mangakis collections with several old tickets