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Anglo-Gallic, Edward III, 1327 - 1377
Edward III transformed the Kingdom of England into one of the most efficient military powers in Europe. His reign saw vital developments in the evolution of the English parliament, the ravages of the Black Death and the beginning of the Hundred Years' War. He remained on the throne for 50 years.
SH86743. Gold ecu d'or, Schneider
3, Beresford-Jones Anglo-Gallic
8035, VF, obverse
triple struck, weight
4.424g, maximum diameter
30.7mm, die axis
, c. 1344 - 1352; obverse
+EDWARDVS: DEI x x GRA x x AGL': FRAnCIE: REX (Edward, by the grace of God, King
of England and France, double pellet and saltier
stops), full-length figure of Edward seated facing on ornate Gothic
throne, sword in left hand, right hand resting on shield
with arms of France ancien (semť-de-lis); all within tressure
of nine arcs, trefoils in spandrels and on cusps; reverse
+XP.C: VInCIT: XPC: REGNAT: XPC: IMPERAT (Christ conquers, Christ reigns, Christ commands, the first stop is a trefoil, the others double pellet), ornate cross
fleurťe, pierced quatrefoil
at center, cross
with pierced quatrefoil
terminals, each terminal with three pierced stalked trefoils, within beaded and line quatrefoil tressure
, with leaf trefoils on cusps, pierced trefoils in spandrels; rare
Catalog current as of Saturday, April 20, 2019.
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