Edward III Series E Penny - Mint York (Royal)
Pre-Treaty Series E Penny - Royal Mint York.
Obv: Crowned Bust Facing - Initial Mark = Cross 2
+EDWARDVS o REX o ANGLI o F (Annulet Stops)
Series E Lettering ( Unbarred Roman N , 'Stub-Tailed' R & V with bevelled edge at top of upper right Limb )
Rev: Long Cross quartered with Trefoil of Pellets.
CIVI / TAS / CBO / RACI ( Use of closed C for E in error)
Series D lettering:- Closed letter C and 'Curly-tailed' R.
Series E circa 1354 / 55
These York Series E Pence exhibit lettering from the preceding Series D but are true Series E coins
as no Series D pence die-links are known. Therefore, use of the earlier D Letter punches denotes
an economic use of resources or may have played a role as a form of 'Control - marks' denoting a particular production run.
North 1168; SCBC 1603; LAL 2/3
Bought Ebay April 2011. Wt 1.10 gms