PUBLIC-285337: Medieval Coin: Quarter Noble of Edward III

Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).

COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-285337

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A slightly clipped and bent medieval gold quarter noble of Edward III (1327-1377). Fourth Coinage, Treaty Period, Treaty Series (North 1243; Spink 1510). Initial mark: cross potent, dating to 1363-1369. Mint of London. North (1975, 43).

The coin measures 19.16mm in diameter, 0.79mm in thickness and weighs 1.86g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.79 mm
Weight: 1.86 g
Diameter: 19.16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 14th February 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Andy Robinson
Identified by: Mr Andy Robinson

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NAD356

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: Quartered shield of England and France (four lis, three lions, three lions, four lis) within an eight arched tressure.
Obverse inscription: EDWARD DEI GRA REX AnGL, unbarred A, Lombardic N, curule X, double saltire stops
Reverse description: Floriated cross with lis at each arm, lis and lion passant in each angle, lis in lozenge at centre. All within an eight arched tressure.
Reverse inscription: EXALTABITVR IN GLORIA, unbarred A, curule X, double saltire stops
Initial mark: Cross potent
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: South Hams (District)
Parish or ward: Slapton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SX8244
Four figure Latitude: 50.28413289
Four figure longitude: -3.65762758
1:25K map: SX8244
1:10K map: SX84SW
WOEID: 26352456
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Coastland

References cited

Similar objects

Find number: BUC-B225A4
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: MEDIEVAL
Medieval gold quarter noble of Edward III (1327-1377), fourth coinage, treaty series, AD 1363-1369, minted at London, North 1243
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: BERK-2E24E2
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: MEDIEVAL
A complete gold quarter noble of Edward III (AD 1327-1377), Treaty Series dating to AD 1363-1369. Mint of London. North 1243.
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: SUSS-E5F564
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: MEDIEVAL
Gold quarter noble of Edward III (1327-1377), Treaty Series (1363-1369), minted in London, North 1244.
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: Saturday 18th April 2015
Updated: Monday 25th April 2016

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.