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Unique ID: HAMP-7C814E

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn Medieval silver sterling of Edward, Count of Bar (1302-1336), mint: Saint Mihiel (France), Mayhew 327. Reference: Mayhew 1983: 124.


Edward count of Bar (1302-1336) was a French nobleman (and grandson of Edward I) born in 1295. He died in 1336 in a shipwreck off Famegosta on his way to the crusades. 

This is the first example of this issue recorded on the PAS database.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: County / local importance

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1302
Date to: Circa AD 1336

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 1.06 g
Diameter: 18.2 mm

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Edward of Bar
Type: Edw. Imit: Edward of Bar (M 327-328)
Obverse description: Front-facing crowned bust.
Obverse inscription: +EDWARCVENS DEBAR
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the inscription; trefoils of three pellets in each angle.
Reverse inscription: MON/ET'S/MIC/AEL'
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Chichester (District)
Parish or ward: Tangmere (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU9005
Four figure Latitude: 50.83754144
Four figure longitude: -0.72323615
1:25K map: SU9005
1:10K map: SU90NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Mayhew, N. 1983 Sterling Imitations of Edwardian Type Royal Numismatic Society Special Publication 14

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Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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