EDWARD III HAMMERED GOLD HALF-NOBLE, TREATY PERIOD MS 61
Edward III Gold Half-Noble of three shillings and four pence
Fourth Coinage (1351-77), mint mark Cross potent (on reverse only)
Tower Mint London, Treaty Period (1361-69)
Obverse: King standing in ship with upright sword and quartered shield, ships rigging three ropes to the left and two to the right, beaded circle surrounding, saltire at start of the Latin legend surrounding; xED WARDxx DEIxx Gxx REXxx AnGLxx D'x hYB Z AQ T,
Reverse: Lomabardic E at centre of ornamental floriated cross with lis terminals, crowns over lions in angles, all within a beaded and linear tressure, fleurs in spandrels, with Latin legend surrounding: +DOmInExx nExx Inxx FVRORExx TVOxx ARGVASxx mE
3.60 grams, 26 mm in diameter
S.1506; Doubleday 236; Schneider 80; N.1238.
Most attractively toned with a superb portrait and lustrous surfaces, very rare this well preserved.
Has been graded and slabbed by NGC as MS 61
NGC Certification number: 6030990-002.
Pre 1600, Iron Age, Middle Age, Medieval