Finest quality    -    The ART of Coins  
British Hammered & Milled coins,Tokens, Medallions & Roman Sestertia, "Petition crown"

 Money is ART . Irish Coins, Scotish Coins.  ART of Coins


EDWARD I
GROAT
LONDON

EDWARD I (1272-1307)
GROAT
LONDON

80.8 grains
obv. Bust facing in quatrefoil, trefoil-shaped
ornaments in spandrils. Tall central fleur to crown with spear-heads
at sides, drapery in one curved piece with no ornament below bust,
triple pellot stops.

EDWARDVS : DI : GRA : REX : ANGL' :
(Edward, by the Grace of God, King of England)

LONDONIA CIVI
(City of London)
and 
DNS HIBNE DUX AQUT
(Lord of Ireland, Duke of Aquitaine) 

marks to right of bust but a very fine and extremely rare in this condition
with no trace of mounting or gilding.
BARNES
LOCKET IV

    



Annals of the Coinage of Great Britain, Rudings  
U
nder the date 1227 Grafton is recorded as saying that
"A Parliament was holden in London in which it was ordered that the
English Grote should be coined at a certeine weighte, and of the one
side the Kings picture, and on the other side a cross, as large fully
as the Grote to advoyd clippying".


 The majority of Edward I were made into broaches or mounted in
some way. It is usual to find them gilded although in recent times
the gilding has been removed. The coinage was not popular and it
was not continued.




Rare, British Hammered coins, Milled coins, copper, brass, tin, gold, Tokens
& Medallions, Coronation Medalions - Numismatics or Coins of England,
 Scotland & Ireland, British coin collecting. Pattern & Proofs
 

© Copyright 2003-2010 GU Est - all rights reserved worldwide. Use of any images or
content on this website without prior written permission of GU Est is
strictly prohibited or the lender. Please contact info@petitioncrown.com