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Farthing: CM.583-2017

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Object information

Maker(s)

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

Description

Star-marked' coinage

Notes

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

Dating

1335 - 1343

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 12.2 mm Die Axis 90 degrees Weight 0.3 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Crowned head facing.

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

Inscription present: obverse

  • Text: CIVI/TAS/*LON/DON
  • Type: Design

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

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.583-2017
Primary reference Number: 241745
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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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Farthing" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/241745 Accessed: 2022-05-16 20:06:28

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