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Live auction - fwo_540905 - ENGLAND - KINGDOM OF ENGLAND - EDWARD III Noble d'or n.d. Londres

ENGLAND - KINGDOM OF ENGLAND - EDWARD III Noble d or n.d. Londres XF
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Estimate : 2 000 €
Price : 2 225 €
Maximum bid : 2 250 €
End of the sale : 30 July 2019 18:04:26
bidders : 8 bidders
Type : Noble d'or
Date: (1361-1369)
Date: n.d.
Mint name / Town : Londres
Metal : gold
Diameter : 33 mm
Orientation dies : 8 h.
Weight : 6,94 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire frappé sur un flan fortement voilé présentant des coups multiples sur la tranche. La pièce est toutefois bien venue à la frappe et les détails sont bien nets. Patine homogène
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : °ED-WARDX DEIX GRAX REXX ANGLX DNSX HYBX ACQ-A’, (PONCTUATION PAR DOUBLE OU SIMPLE SAUTOIR).
Obverse description : Édouard couronné, en cote de mailles, debout à mi-corps dans une nef vue de profil, tenant l'épée haute de la main droite et de la gauche l'écu écartelé de France et d’Angleterre.
Obverse translation : (Édouard, par la grâce de Dieu, roi de France et d’Angleterre, seigneur d’Irlande et d’Aquitaine).

Reverse


Reverse legend : + IH'CX AVTEMX TRANSIENSX PERX MEDIVX ILLORVMX IBAT, (PONCTUATION PAR DEUX SAUTOIRS SUPERPOSÉS).
Reverse description : Croix feuillue et fleurdelisée portant en cœur un quadrilobe anglé contenant un E oncial, cantonnée de quatre léopards couronnés ; le tout dans un octolobe cantonné de huit petits trèfles.
Reverse translation : (Mais Jésus, passant parmi eux, continue son chemin, Luc, IV, 30).

Historical background


ENGLAND - KINGDOM OF ENGLAND EDWARD III

(1327-1377)

Edward (1312-1377), eldest son of Edward II and Isabella of France son follows his mother when she joined in rebellion against her husband. When Edward II was overthrown, Edward III, who was already Duke of Aquitaine since 1317, became King of England. He married Philippa of Hainault (1369), the daughter of Count of Hainaut, William. After the death of Charles IV the Fair, his cousin, he paid homage to Philip VI of Valois Aquitaine. In 1330, in England, he runs Mortimer, his minister and his mother's lover. He forces his mother to withdraw (1358). Driven by his cousin Robert d'Artois, he breaks homage for Aquitaine. The Hundred Years' War began in 1337. The French were defeated at Sluys in 1340, and at Crecy in 1346. It takes Calais after a long siege (the famous bourgeois). England is affected by the Great Plague in 1348. After the death of Philip VI, he continues the fight against John II, the beats at Poitiers and taken prisoner. Edward, the Black Prince, became prince of Aquitaine in 1362.

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