NLM-1B4553: Medieval Coin: Quarter Noble of Edward III

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-1B4553

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Gold coin. Quarter-noble of Edward III (1327-1377), fourth coinage of 1351-1377, Spink no. 1498; this reporter would welcome a better-informed opinion on the transcription of obverse legend and the suggestion of the reverse.

Obverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France within an eight-arched tressure; initial cross ?pattee.

Obverse inscription: +EDWARxR'x[AN]GLx[?Z]FRANC[--]?D[-]

Reverse description: Central flower with four cross arms with trefoil or lis between them, lis at ends of arms, all within an eight arched tressure within pelleted outer circle. Probably initial cross 4.

Reverse inscription: [EXALTABITUR IN GLORIA CM]

Diameter: 19.3mm, Weight: 1.94gms, die axis: possibly 3

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1351
Date to: Exactly AD 1377

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.94 g
Diameter: 19.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 29th September 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM40641

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, not further defined
Obverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France within an eight-arched tressure
Obverse inscription: +EDWARxR'x[AN]GLx[?Z]FRANC[--]?D[-]
Reverse description: Central flower with four cross arms with trefoil or lis between them, lis at ends of arms, all within an eight arched tressure within pelleted outer circle.
Reverse inscription: +E[--]L[?X]ARITVAI[--]LON
Initial mark: Probably initial cross 4.
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Muckton

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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