WMID-C4AEC6: Medieval coin: Quarter noble of Edward III (obverse and reverse)

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A Medieval gold quarter noble of Edward III (AD1312-1377). fourth coinage of the pre-treaty period, dating to AD 1361-1363. The reverse terminates with GLRIA in the legend. This should read: GLORIA.North (1991) No. 1224.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: National importance

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1361
Date to: Circa AD 1363

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 5.69 mm
Weight: 2 g
Diameter: 25.39 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Victoria Allnatt
Identified by: Miss Victoria Allnatt

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
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Gold quarter-noble: Edward III, 4th coinage, treaty, transitional (N 1224)
Obverse description: Royal shield quartered with the arms of England and France within a tressure of eight arches with trefoils in the cusps of the tressure and pellets in the spandrels
Obverse inscription: EDWAR DEI GRAC ANGL D
Reverse description: Floriated cross, in each angle a lion passant guardant, all within a tressure of eight arches
Reverse inscription: EXALTABITVR IN GLRIA

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: South Staffordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Lapley, Stretton and Wheaton Aston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ8413
Four figure Latitude: 52.71441847
Four figure longitude: -2.23828423
1:25K map: SJ8413
1:10K map: SJ81SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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