Edward III Half Groat Series C Mint London
Edward III Half Groat. Series C. Crowned bust in tressure of arches.
+ EDWARDUS. REX.ANGLI.Z.FRACI.
Annulet stops, all arches fleured,
Initial mark Cross 1. Rev: + POS VI.DEV. ADIVT OREM .
LON DON CIVI TAS in two concentric circles.
Long cross quartered by trefoil of pellets.
LAL 4 variant* - barred E in OREM, barred A in TAS
& FRACI for FRANCI in obverse legend.
* Not recorded in L.A.Lawrence's The Coinage of Edward III from 1351.
N 1148; SCBC 1574; DIG 7/1. Bought Ebay July 2006
Weight = 2.21 gms