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Edward III, Quarter-Noble Treaty Period

Price £1,250

Edward III, Quarter-Noble Treaty Period

Edward III (1327-77), Quarter-Noble, Fourth Coinage (1351-77), Treaty Period (1361-9), quartered shield of arms within twin linear tressures of eight arcs, four lis in upper left quarter of shield, stalked trefoils on cusps, blank spandrels, all within beaded circle, initial mark cross pattee, saltire stops both sides, legend with Treaty style X, +oEDWARDx DEIx GRAx REXx ANGL rev lis in central compartment with stalked trefoils on angles, upon ornate cross with lis terminals, lion in each angle, all within twin linear tressures of eight arcs, beaded circle surrounding, +EXALTABITVRx Inx GLORIA outer beaded border both sides, 1.91g (Schneider 84; cf.Doubleday 244; N.1243; S.1510).

A little short of flan at rim, otherwise toned, a bold very fine.