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Penny: CM.103-2017

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Edward III (1327-1377) (Ruler)
Reading (Mint)


History note: Ex Lord Stewartby Collection, Spink Auction, 29 November 2016, Lot 1087; ex J.J. North, October 1998; ex Spink, September 1993

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2017-01-23) by Spink


1344 - 1351

Components of the work

Object: composed of silver Diameter 17.24 mm Die Axis 180 degrees Weight 0.93 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Crowned head, facing

  • Location: Reverse
  • Design

Inscription present: obverse

  • Text: [VIL]/LAR/ADI/?Gy
  • Design

Inscription present: Long cross, three pellets and scallop shell in the quarters.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.103-2017
Primary reference Number: 241266
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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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