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Farthing: CM.582-2017

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Edward III (1327-77) (Ruler)
London (Mint)


Star-marked' coinage


History note: Ex Baldwin's Auction 7, 21.06.2017, lot 485

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2017-11-20) by Baldwin's


1335 - 1343

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 13 mm Die Axis 180 degrees Weight 0.31 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Crowned head facing.

  • Text: +EDWARDVS REX AN *
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: obverse

  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Long cross; three pellets in each quadrant.

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.582-2017
Primary reference Number: 241744
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 16 July 2020 Updated: Wednesday 21 July 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 21 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: CAMFZ
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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