BH-E78ED4: Medieval coin: Quarter noble of Edward III

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Unique ID: BH-E78ED4

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A gold Quarter Noble of Edward III. Fourth coinage, pre-treaty period issue, 1351 - 1361 AD. The coin is slightly worn and bent. It measures 18.5mm diameter by 0.3mm thick and weighs 1.83g.

Class: Quarter Noble

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: with finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1351
Date to: AD 1361

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.3 mm
Weight: 1.83 g
Diameter: 18.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 10th October 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr David Thorold

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 05/196

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Quarter noble
Ruler/issuer: Edward III of England
Mint or issue place: Calais
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Obverse description: Royal shield within a tressure of six arches, annulet stops in legend.
Obverse inscription: EDWAR R ANGL [Z] FRANC D HYBER (Edward King of England and France, Lord of the Irish)
Reverse description: Cross within a tressure of eight arches, pellet at centre.
Reverse inscription: EXCALABITVR IN GLORIA (He shall be exalted in glory)

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Stondon

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: with finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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