Edward III Florin Coinage Half Penny - Mint Reading
Edward III 3rd (Florin) Coinage Half Penny - Mint Reading.
Obv: Crowned bust facing
Rev: Long Cross quartered by trefoil of pellets in quarters; Escallop in quarter below LAR.
VIL/LAR/ADI/NGY (Reverse barred N)
Minted for the Abbot of Reading circa AD 1344.
Bought from Andy Gillis.
Fox Class XVIb1 - for discussion see
Lord Stewartby's 'English Coins 1180 to 1551'
Published Spink 2009 - Page 186 for discussion on Fox Classification & Pages 193 & 198 for Reading Mint.
Half Pence rated as Extremely Rare by Stewartby
North 1133 (Very Rare) SCBC 1560 Withers Type 7(Reading). Weight 0.45 gms
See SCBI 39 Plate 41 Nos 1102.
Photo Andy Gillis