BH-BD2073: Medieval coin: Half Noble of Edward III

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A clipped and slightly worn gold Half Noble of Edward III; Treaty Period or Post-Treaty period, 1361 - 1377 AD; minted at Calais. Measures 23.4mm in diameter, 0.4mm thick and weighs 3.15g.

Class: Half Noble

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: with finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1361
Date to: AD 1377

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.4 mm
Weight: 3.15 g
Diameter: 23.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 20th February 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Julian Watters

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 08/10 - 1

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Half noble
Ruler/issuer: Edward III of England
Mint or issue place: Calais
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Gold half-noble: Edward III, 4th coinage, not further defined
Obverse description: King on ship, holding sword and shield (old arms); flag at stern.
Obverse inscription: [(+)EDWARD DEI G REX ANGL D HYB Z AQT]
Reverse description: Triple-standed cross with ornate terminals, lion and crown in each angle, surrounding eight-arched tressure, 'C' or 'E' at centre of cross.
Reverse inscription: DOMI[NE NE IN FUROR TUO AR]GUAS ME
Initial mark: [Saltire]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: Hertsmere (District)
To be known as: Shenley

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: with finder

References cited

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Recording Institution: BH
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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