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
"The Bazaar" office, 1882 - Coins, British - 204 pages
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Aethelstan angles arms crowned arms of Scotland bawbees bear billon Briot Britannia Burgred centre Charles cloth gilt copper cross crowned shield dollars Dublin edge inscribed Edward England farthings Fidei Defensor fleur-de-lis garter George Georgius gold coinage gold coins Gratia guineas half groats half-crown half-sovereign halfpence halfpenny harp Henry Henry VIII inner circle inscription Ireland Irish issued James James II king king's bust king's head king's name legend letters lion milled mint mark mints monarch moneyer's name moneyers motto name and title nobles numerals obverse and reverse obverse the king's ooins ornamented orowned oval shield pattern pieces pellets pence pennies Perth mints Pistrucci placks plain edge Plumes pound pound weight quarter Queen reign rose royal arms sceptre Scotland second coinage shield of arms shilling pieces silver coins sixpences sovereign specimens square shield sword testoons thistle tokens tressure twopenny William Wyon
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 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...