Edward III Treaty Period Groat - Mint London
Edward III Treaty Period Groat - Mint London.
Crowned Bust Facing in a tressure of 9 arches
+oEDWARDVS oo DEI oo G oo REX oo ANGL oo DnYS oo hYB oZo AQT (oo = Double Annulet Stops)
Annulet before E of Edward.
Rev: Long Cross quartered with trefoil of pellets.
+POSVI / xDEVMxxA/ DIVTOR/ EMxxMEV / (xx = Double Saltire Stops).
LON / DON / CIVI / TAS
Lawrence type k bust type 3 narrow face with tapering chin, round eyes.
SCBC 1617/18 LAL Part IV London Treaty Groats No 47. North 1257 (k)
See Lord Stewartby 'English Coins 1180 to 1551' pages 260/61
all bust 3 Groats are rated as 'Rare' & the Lawrence type k variety with Annulet
before Edward & barred A in ADJUTOREM is Extremely Rare (ER).
Found near Blackmore in Essex.
Bought Ebay February 2013. Wt 3.88 gms