Obverse: Shield with Lis in first and fourth quarters and lions in second and third quarters within tressure of eight arcs. Text around EDWARD DEI GRA REX ANGLO, double saltire stops.
Reverse: Floriated cross within tressure of eight arcs, annulets in spandrels. Four annulets round centre of cross and lions in each angle. Text around EXALTABITVR IN GLRIA, double saltire stops.
History: Edward III reigned from 1312 to 1377 and was one of the most successful English kings of medieval times. Edward's reign was marked by an expansion of English territory through wars in Scotland and France.
Date: Fourth coinage, pre-treaty period, with French title, mintmark cross potent, 1356-61