English, Scotch and Irish Coins: A Manual for Collectors: Being a History and Description of the Coinage of Great Britain, from the Earliest Ages to the Present Time. With Tables of Approximate Values of Good Specimens

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"The Bazaar" office, 1882 - Coins, British - 204 pages
 

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Page 45 - We have now a pretty little shilling, indeed a very pretty one. I have but one, I think, in my purse ; and the last day I had put it away almost for an old groat: and so I trust some will take them.
Page 98 - That no subject, inscription, or device, be stamped without the approbation of this society ; nor, if it be thought proper, without the authority of the Privy-council.
Page 64 - ... that so the money from which they were not yet discharged might be distinguished from those for which they had already received their quietus: which new mark they then continued to stamp upon all their moneys, until another trial of the pix also gave them their quietus concerning those.
Page 65 - Company returns the Precept, together with the List of Names ; the Jury is called over, and twelve persons are sworn 1. The President then gives his Charge, which used formerly to be general, like the Oath, to examine by fire, by water, by touch, or by weight, or by all, or by some of them, in the most just manner, whether the Monies were made according to the Indenture, and Standard Trial Pieces, and within the Remedies : but in...
Page 52 - That accordingly a warrant was procured from the council to take off the heads from London Bridge, and to make cups of them, out of which they drank, and found some relief, although most ]of them died, [dgarde on Sterling Money.

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