Coin issued by Bishop Anthony Bek

A silver penny issued by Bishop Anthony Bek between 1301 and 1310. This was during the reign of Edward I. Bishop Bek also held the title of Patriarch of Jerusalem (from 1306-1311). He was the only Englishman ever to hold that prestigious title.

A silver penny issued by Bishop Anthony Bek between 1301 and 1310. This was during the reign of Edward I. Bishop Bek also held the title of Patriarch of Jerusalem (from 1306-1311). He was the only Englishman ever to hold that presitigious title.