“Antony Bek Prince Bishop of Durham" by Alan Dunlop, NSI-NB

One of the great pleasures of collecting coins and numismatics in general is the introduction to characters from history, perhaps not as well-known as they should be, but who have left their mark on the coinage.The sterling coinage of Edward I is well known and one of the most interesting and complete groups in the series are coins minted during this turbulent period for the Bishops of Durham. Continue reading here.

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