SF-CB2C57: Medieval coin: quarter noble of Edward III

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-CB2C57

Object type certainty: Certain
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A gold quarter noble of Edward III, Pre-Treaty period, possibly a mule with obverse as Series G (North, 1975: nos. 1189-1190) and reverse as Series E (North, 1975: no. 1162), c.1356-1361 AD.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1356
Date to: Circa AD 1361

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.9 g
Diameter: 21.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's ref.: 7

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, pre-treaty (N 1141; 1146; 1162; 1189-1192)
Obverse description: Shield quartered with the arms of England and France, within a double stranded multifoil, all within an inner circle
Obverse inscription: +EDWAR R ANGL Z FRANC D hY (annulet stops)
Reverse description: Floriated cross with a lis at the end of each limb, a lion passant guardant in each angle of the cross, a pellet at the centre of the cross. All within a double stranded multifoil, within an inner circle.
Reverse inscription: +EXALTABITVR III GnLORIA (annulet stops)
Initial mark: Cross 3
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Brockley

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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