Silver Groat (4d) of King Edward III (1327-1377), Fourth Coinage (1351-1377), Pre-Treaty period (1356), Series C, Cross 1 initial mark.
Obverse inscription: EDWARD D G REX ANGL Z FRANC D HYB "Edward By The Grace of God King of England and France and Lord of the Irish"
Obverse description: Facing bust of king Edward in tressure of nine arches.
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV / CIVITAS LONDON. "I have made God my helper / City of London"
Reverse description: Long cross pattée dividing the legend, with three pellets in each angle.
DENOMINATION: Groat (4d)
CULTURE: Medieval England
MONARCH: Edward III
DATE: 1327 - 1377 AD (this coin was minted between 1351 - 1352 AD)
SIZE: 25.94mm diameter
WEIGHT: 3.31 grams
ATTRIBUTION: Spink 1565
PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection. Kent.
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