Medieval silver Groat of king Edward III London

Medieval silver Groat of king Edward III London

Code: 12433

£165.00 Approx $208.86, €192.53

Silver Groat (4d) of King Edward III (1327-1377), Fourth Coinage, Pre-Treaty period (1351-1361), Series G. 

Obverse inscription:  + EDWΛRD ° D ° G ° RЄX ° ΛIIGL’ ° Z ° FRΛИC ° D ҺУB "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 ° DЄVm ° Λ DIVTOR Єm ° mЄV / CIVI TΛS LOII DOII. "I have made God my helper / 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 was minted between 1356-1361 AD)


SIZE: 27.30mm diameter

WEIGHT: 4.4 grams


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