Coin - Noble, Edward III, England, 1363-1369 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 192

Gold coin; Denomination: Noble
Calais Mint
Edward III (1327-1377)

Treaty Series, Standard Type A. The obverse is believed to recall the British victory over the French off Sluys in 1340 - Edward styles himself King of England, Ireland and Aquitaine. The shield he carries is quartered with the arms of England and France.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 36 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 7.642 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Great Britain
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: England
DateEra: 1363-1369 AD
Denomination: Noble
Obverse Description: The King, crowned, wearing armour and holding a sword and a shield quartered with the arms of england and France, standing facing on a ship at sea; around, EDWARD DEI GRA REX ANGL DNS HYB Z AQIT(the Z is retrograde).
Reverse Description: At the centre, a compartment containing the letter C above a floriated cross with a lis at the end of each arm, in each angle of the cross, a lion passant guardant below a crown; all set within a tressure of eight arches; around, + IHC AVTEM TRANCIENS PER MEDIV ILLORVM IBAT (translation: but Jesus passing through the midst of them went His way; from Luke iv, 30).
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Gold
Issued By: King Edward III, England, Great Britain
Mint: Calais (Mint)
  1. [Book], J. North, English Hammered Coinage, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 1963, p.42, no.1234 Pages
  2. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, p.171, no.1508 Pages

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