Medieval silver groat of king Edward III London

Medieval silver groat of king Edward III London

Code: 11961

£150.00 Approx $206.33, €175.64
 

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)

MATERIAL: Silver

SIZE: 25.94mm diameter

WEIGHT: 3.31 grams

ATTRIBUTION: Spink 1565

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection. Kent.