Battle of Sluys, 1340

A noble. Obverse: King Edward III crowned, standing (front) in a ship, holding sword and shield. Legend: 'EDWARD . DEI . GRA . REX . ANGL . DNS . HYB . & . AQT.' Reverse: Within a tressure of eight arches having a trefoil in each spandril, a floriated cross with lis at end of each limb, and E. (Edwardus) within an ornamented compartment in the centre; in each angle of cross, a lion passant, guardant with crown above. Legend: 'IHC . AVTEM . TRANSIENS . PER . MEDIV . ILLORVM . IBAT.'

Object Details

ID: MEC1586
Collection: Coins and medals
Type: Commemorative coin - noble
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Unknown
Events: Hundred Years' War: Battle of Sluys, 1340
Date made: 1340
People: King Edward III of England
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London. Caird Fund.
Measurements: Overall: 33 mm

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