BERK-2E24E2: Medieval coin: Quarter noble of Edward III

Rights Holder: Oxfordshire County Council
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Unique ID: BERK-2E24E2

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A complete gold quarter noble of Edward III (AD 1327-1377), Treaty Series dating to AD 1363-1369. Mint of London. North 1243.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 1.9 g
Diameter: 19.71 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 8th September 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2013.970

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: London
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Gold quarter-noble: Edward III, 4th coinage, treaty (N 1243-1246)
Obverse description: Heater shield bearing quartered arms of England and France. Double saltire stops in legend.
Obverse inscription: EDWARD DEI GRA REX ANGL
Reverse description: Floriated cross with lis at each terminal and a lis in the centre. In each angle, a lion passant guardant, all within a tressure of eight arches.
Reverse inscription: EXALTABITVR [IN] GLORIA
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: West Oxfordshire (District)
To be known as: Woodstock

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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