SF-8F0372: Half Noble of Edward III

Rights Holder: Suffolk County Council
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Unique ID: SF-8F0372

Object type certainty: Certain
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A gold half noble of Edward III, c.1344-1377 AD. Possibly Treaty Period transitional series, c.1361-1363 AD (North, 1975: no. 1223).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1344
Date to: Circa AD 1377

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.82 g
Diameter: 26.17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st December 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Half noble
Ruler/issuer: Edward III of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Gold noble, half noble or quarter noble of Edward III
Obverse description: King standing facing in ship, crowned, holding sword in right hand and large shield quartered with the arms of England and France in left. An annulet above the crown. All within an inner circle.
Obverse inscription: EDWARDI DEI G REX ANGL D (double saltire stops)
Reverse description: Floriated cross with a lis at each end of the limbs, an ornamented compartment at the centre containing a closed letter E. An annulet and a crowned lion passant in each angle of the cross. All within a double stranded octofoil within an inner circle.
Reverse inscription: DOMINE IN FVRORE TVO ARGVAS ME (double saltire stops)
Initial mark: Cross 1?

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Redgrave

Spatial coordinates

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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

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Updated: 8 years ago

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