Centuries: 13th century - 14th century - 15th century

Decades: 1290s 1300s 1310s 1320s 1330s - 1340s - 1350s 1360s 1370s 1380s 1390s

Years: 1339 1340 1341 1342 1343 - 1344 - 1345 1346 1347 1348 1349

  • English king Edward III introduces three new gold coins, the florin. leopard, and helm. Unfortunately the amount of gold in the coins does not match their value of six shillings, three shillings, and one shilling and sixpence, so they have to be withdrawn and mostly melted down by August of this year.

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