Silver Halfgroat of King Edward III London

Silver Halfgroat of King Edward III London

Code: 11046

£120.00
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This is a medieval English silver halfgroat, minted in London between 1351 - 1361 A.D. It is from the Fourth Coinage series of king Edward III. Issued during the Hundred Years War with France. 

Obverse: Head of Edward III forward, with EDWAR D G ANGL Z FRANCI around.
 
Reverse: Long cross with two circles of inscriptions.  The inner-circle reads CIVITAS LONDON.  The outer circle reads POSVI DEVM ADIVTORE MEV (meaning I HAVE MADE GOD MY HELPER).

DENOMINATION: Halfgroat

CULTURE: Medieval England

MONARCH: Edward III

DATE: 1351 - 1361 A.D.

MATERIAL: Silver

SIZE: 22mm diameter

WEIGHT: 2.04 grams

ATTRIBUTION: Spink 1575