EDWARD THE BLACK PRINCE GOLD Hardi-D’Or, LIMOGES MINT
Edward the Black Prince (The eldest son of King Edward III of England) 1362-72, Gold Hardi D’Or
Limoges mint France
Obverse: Diademed facing half-length robed figure of the Prince, pointing his finger and holding upright sword, within tressure of 20 arcs, Latin legend with pellet cinquefoil stops and beaded border surrounding: +ED* PO* GnS* REGIS* AnGLIE* PnS* AQITAnI
Reverse: voided quatrefoil at centre of cross quernee, lis and lion in angles, acorn and oak-leaf terminals, all within tressure of 20 arcs, Latin legend and beaded border surrounding: +: AUXILVm * mEVm* A* DOMInO*L:
Very well struck on a full round flan, with a flan flaw to the right of portrait and corresponding reverse side. Practically extremely fine and rare.
28 mm in diameter, 4 grams.