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Edward III Silver Halfpenny, 3rd Florin Coinage, 1344-1351

Denomination: Silver halfpenny

Period: Plantagenets

Date: 1344-1351

Origin: London mint

Condition: VF, a little weakness to legend

Obverse: Crowned facing bust of Edward, legend +EDWARDVS REX

Reverse: Long cross, with three pellets in each quarter, CIVI TAS LON DON

Size and Weight: 16mm, 0.48g

References: Spink 1557

Features and Provenance: It has been calculated by a genealogist, that nearly every Briton is related to Edward III! True or not, he and his wife, Phillippa of Hainault had eight sons and five daughters. During this period the Black Death, caused by bubonic plague was rife, killing 200 million people world-wide. It lasted for four years and three of Edward's children died from the disease

 

Condition Summary. This varies with the age of coin and there are grades between

Uncirculated (U). As struck with no traces of wear

Extremely Fine (EF). Very slight traces of wear, all parts of legend etc present, visible and clear

Very Fine (VF). Some signs of wear on the higher parts of the relief, all parts of legend etc present, but maybe worn

Fine (F). Wear on the coin and parts of legend etc may be missing or not visible

 

 

 

 

 

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