PAS Review: week ended 6 August 2021
A selection of PAS finds recorded in the week ended 6 August 2021 . There were 277 finds recorded in this week including one Find of Note and two Treasure finds.
Edward, Count of Bar, continental sterling
This continental imitation of an Edward I penny was struck for Edward, Count of Bar (1302 – 1336), at the Saint Mihiel mint in France. The Count was the grandson of Edward I; his mother Eleanor was Edward I’s oldest surviving daughter. Bar, now named Barrois, is in present day Lorraine, North East France. The obverse reads: EDWAR CVENS DE BAR and the reverse: MON ETS MIC AEL. It is a rare coin and is the first example recorded on the PAS database. It has been designated a Find of Note: County importance.