Medieval Great Britain Helm (Edward III) 1327 to 1377
Frodo -- Would you please contact us about this coin? As you describe, it is a very rare gold 'helm' of King Edward III. Values run high in the 10s of 1000s of US dollars. A Spink auction in 2015 hammered at 50,000 British pounds. There is a good web page at this blog [PRESS HERE]. We do not know of counterfeits or replicas of this piece. If your piece is real or fake, it deserves attention. You can contact us via the 'Contact' button at the top of the web page. We will be asking for good-quality pictures and precise weight of your coin.
, Genre: Colonizers and Colonies
Requested by: Frodo, Sat, 30-Apr-2016 15:19:55 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Sat, 30-Apr-2016 23:40:29 GMT
Requester description: Lion or panther or big cat and a helmet and some spades like on cards and an ornate cross on the other side - not in the best of condition but quite nice looking. specific gravity of 18-19ish bit hard to read as quite worn on edges - one side: EDWR R ANGL Z FRANC D HIB other: EXALTABITUR IN GLOR??? (last bit a bit too worn
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