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Penny: CM.104-2017

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


3rd coinage class 16b5/4th coinage Pre-Treaty Series A ‘mule’


History note: Ex Lord Stewartby Collection, Spink Auction, 29 November 2016, Lot 1143; ex J. Harris, November 2005; ex North Wales Hoard.

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD/CE 1351

Components of the work

Object: composed of silver Diameter 19.04 mm Die Axis 0 degrees Weight 1.13 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Crowned head, facing

  • Text: +EDWAR R AnGL DnS Hyb
  • Location: Reverse
  • Design

Inscription present: obverse

  • Text: VIL/LA:/DVR:/[ ]
  • Design

Inscription present: Long cross, pellet in centre. Three pellets in each quarter.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.104-2017
Primary reference Number: 241267
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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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