Edward III (1327-77), Half Noble, Fourth coinage (1351-77)

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Edward III (1327-77), Half Noble, Fourth coinage (1351-77), Treaty period (1361-69), Group A, Tower mint, mintmark cross potent, facing King in ship standing with upright sword and quartered shield, double…
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Edward III (1327-77), Half Noble, Fourth coinage (1351-77), Treaty period (1361-69), Group A, Tower mint, mintmark cross potent, facing King in ship standing with upright sword and quartered shield, double saltire stops, legend surrounds EDWARD DEI G REX ANGL D HYB Z AQT. Rev, ornate cross terminating in lis ends, lombardic Є in centre, crowned lions in angles all within tressure of eight arcs, trefoils in spandrels; double saltire stops, +DOMINE NE IN FVRORE TVO ARGVAS ME, 3.74g (S.1506; N.1238; cf. Schneider 80).

Struck with partially rusty dies, hence the slight granular appearance; King, ship, waves and legends all well-defined. Rev, a clear depiction of the cross motif, crowned lions with concise legible legends. A strong example retaining much of its original mint brilliance, good very fine.

Ex CNG Electronic Auction (30 May 2018), lot 758

Arthur M. Fitts III (17 January 2018), lot 1006

May Collection (Seaby Coin & Medal Bulletin 433 [June 1954]), no. GM2

Specification

Period 1327 - 1377
Date 1351-77
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Half Nobels

Coin Ruler

Edward III

Country

England

Coin House

Plantagenet Kings

Metal

Gold

Mint Mark

Tower mint

Weight 3.74 g

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