Medieval silver groat of king Edward III London

Medieval silver groat of king Edward III London

Code: 11719

£185.00 Approx $234.18, €215.87

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.


CULTURE: Medieval England


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


SIZE: 28mm diameter

WEIGHT: 4.01 grams


PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection, Buckinghamshire. United Kingdom