LANCUM-A6493C: Medieval coin: Noble of Edward III

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Unique ID: LANCUM-A6493C

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Crumpled and straightened nobel of Edward III dating nfrom c. AD1356-61. Pre-treaty series G based on the style of the initial cross on the rev. However the letter E is flat-topped which is present on Series E coins. Stops are saltires which are present on both series E and G nobles.



Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 33 mm
Height: 0.5 mm
Diameter: 33 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st July 2016

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Noble
Ruler/issuer: Edward III of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Gold noble: Edward III, 4th coinage, pre-treaty (N 1138-1139; 1144; 1151; 1160; 1173; 1179-1183)
Obverse description: King with sword and shield, standing on ship
Obverse inscription: [EDWARD DI GRA REX AnGL Z FRANC DNS hYB]
Reverse description: Triple stranded cross with crowns and lis in angles. E in centre.
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Ashfield (District)
Parish or ward: Sutton in Ashfield East (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK5457
Four figure Latitude: 53.10746638
Four figure longitude: -1.19482067
1:25K map: SK5457
1:10K map: SK55NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

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Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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