BH-9E0693: Medieval coin: quarter noble of Edward III

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-9E0693

Object type certainty: Certain
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A gold quarter noble of Edward III, Treaty Series, minted at Calais, 1363 - 1369.

Ref.: North 1975: 43, no. 1245.

Dimensions: 18mm diameter, 0.2mm thick. Weight: 1.88g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1363
Date to: Exactly AD 1369

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.2 mm
Weight: 1.88 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 13th May 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Julian Watters

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 12/101 - 1

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Quarter noble
Ruler/issuer: Edward III of England
Mint or issue place: Calais
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Gold quarter-noble: Edward III, 4th coinage, treaty (N 1243-1246)
Obverse description: King's arms within eight-arched tressure.
Obverse inscription: +EDWAR DEI GRAC REX ANGL(IO)
Reverse description: Elaborate cross with annulet at centre; within eight-arched tressure.
Reverse inscription: +EXALTABITVR IN GLORIA
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Bedford (Unitary Authority)
District: Bedford (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Stagsden

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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Updated: 6 years ago

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