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|Reigned:||1327 - 1377|
|Denomination:||AV Pre-treaty Noble|
|Date of Issue:||1356-1361 Pre-treaty|
|Obverse:||King standing facing in ship with sword and shield. "EDWARD DEI GRA REX ANGL Z FRANC D HYB"|
|Reverse:||Royal cross in tressure, small 'e' at centre. "+IhC AVTEM TRANCIENS P MEDIUM ILLORVM IBAT"|
|Reference:||Spink 1486, North 1144|
Gold Noble was worth 6s 8d (80 silver pennies)|
Weight of 7.63 grams = 117.75 grains, which is 2.75 grains short of the official weight of 120 grains. Reverse incription is from the Bible: 'But Jesus, passing through the midst of them, went His way'.
Edward was born on 13th November 1312 at Windsor Castle. His parents were Edward II and Isabella of France. He ascended the Throne on 25th January 1327.
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