Edward I Farthing London

Edward I Farthing London

Edward I (1272-1307), silver Farthing, London Mint, class 10, facing crowned bust in beaded circle, initial mark cross pattee and legend surrounding, beaded outer border, +EDWARDVS REX A, rev. long cross pattee, tri-pellets in each inner angle, beaded circles and legend around, CIVI TAS LON DON, weight 0.33g (Withers type 28d; N.1058; S.1450). Dark tone, a little ragged, otherwise, a bold very fine.

The Latin abbreviated legend translates as "Edward, King of the English" and on the reverse "City of London."



Purchased from A H Baldwin and Sons Ltd, Spring 2007.


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