Edward III, Groat, London

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Edward III (1327-77), Silver Groat, fourth coinage, Post-treaty period, London mint, crowned facing bust, with ‘chain mail’ breast, all within in tressure of nine arcs, trefoils on cusps, initial mark…
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Description

Edward III (1327-77), Silver Groat, fourth coinage, Post-treaty period, London mint, crowned facing bust, with ‘chain mail’ breast, all within in tressure of nine arcs, trefoils on cusps, initial mark cross pattée, rev die axis at 9 o’clock, long cross pattée, trefoil of pellets in each inner angle, twin concentric legend surrounding, 4.24g (Lawrence 6 var; N.1284; S.1639).

Toned, a little weak in legend and short of flan, otherwise nearly very fine and rare.

ex David Dupree Collection, bought by Spink, 1989. ex Frank Brady Collection, Spink Auction 209, 6 October 2011, lot 51. ex Michael Joffre Collection, Classical Numismatic Group Auction 94, 18 September 2013, lot 1943.

Specification

Period1327 - 1377 AD
DateFourth coinage
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Groats

Coin Ruler

Edward III

Country

England

Coin House

Plantagenet Kings

Metal

Silver

ReferencesS.1639
Weight4.24 g

Provenance

ex David Dupree Collection, bought by Spink, 1989. ex Frank Brady Collection, Spink Auction 209, 6 October 2011, lot 51. ex Michael Joffre Collection, Classical Numismatic Group Auction 94, 18 September 2013, lot 1943.

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