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Silver Groat (4d) of King Edward III (1327-1377), Fourth Coinage (1351-1377), Pre-Treaty period (1351-1361), Series D, 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 Lord of the Irish)
Obverse description: Facing bust of king Edward in tressure of nine arches.
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEVM ADIVTOREM MEV / CIVITAS EBORACI (I have made God myhelper / City of York)
Reverse description: Long cross pattée dividing the legend, with three pellets in each angle.
CULTURE: Medieval England
MONARCH: Edward III
DATE: 1327 - 1377 AD (this coin minted between 1352 - 1353 AD)
SIZE: 26mm diameter
WEIGHT: 4.58 grams
ATTRIBUTION: Spink 1571
PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection, Sheffield, United Kingdom