Edward III Series Ge Groat - Mint London (LAL Ge 3/ ?)
Groat of Edward III 4th Coinage Pre-treaty Period
Series Ge (A.D. 1356 to 61)
Crowned bust facing within tressure of arches
Initial mark Cross 3. Large Annulet stops.
Pellet over crown; trefoils on all cusps.
Rev: Long cross quartered with trefoil of pellets.
(N* in error for C in Civitas &
L in London over horizontal T- not noted in Lawrence -
poor letters forms are typical of Series G coins )
Annulet within pellets of DON quarter and pellets between letters in TAS.
SCBC (Spink) 1570 - North 1197
Weight = 4.25 gms
Bought Spink (HS2354) June 2006
* For similar letter errors see Lot 496 Coin 2 (same reverse die) in Spink Sale 8006 26th / 27th March 2008