Medals, coins, great seals, and other works of Thomas Simon:

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Printed by J. Nichols, printer to the Society of Antiquaries. Sold by T. Payne and Son; C. Dilly; H. Payne; J. Walter; and N. Conant., 1780 - Coins, British - 27 pages
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Page 74 - And if you think not fit to have it as I offer, you may alter it as you see cause ; only I do think I may truly say, it will be very thankfully acknowledged by me, if you will spare the having my Effigies in it.
Page 74 - It was not a little wonder to me to see that you should send Mr. Symonds so great a journey, about a business...
Page 64 - Ordered, That it be referred to the Council of State to take order that the sum of £300 be paid unto Thomas Symonds, which was agreed by the Committee appointed for that purpose to be paid unto him, for the Two Great Seals made by him, and the materials thereof: And that the said Council do take consideration of what farther recompense is fit to...
Page 62 - May in the year 1642, (which was the day the lord keeper left the house, and went with the great seal to York to the king,) to be invalid, and void in law; and henceforward, that their own great seal should be of the like force, power, and validity, to all intents and purposes, as any great seal of England had been, or ought to be...
Page 67 - OLIVER, Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland, and the dominions thereunto belonging, to the Commissioners authorised by a late Ordinance for Approbation of Public Preachers, or ' to
Page 64 - ... thought a boy, or no wise man ? " Simon was employed to model the portrait of the Duke of York, afterwards James the Second, in the same manner as he had done that of King Charles. When he had performed it in wax, an enquiry was made what reward he expected? He answered, a hundred pieces, as his majesty had given him. But it being reported, that the duke intended...
Page 62 - ... notwithstanding. AND that our aforesaid intention may take better effect, and that the lands tenements rents revenues and other things to be granted assigned and appointed to the sustentation of the said hospitals or houses of the poor aforesaid...
Page 23 - June 14, 1651. To David Ramage. Thefe are to authorize you, to make fome Patterns, as broad as a Shilling, a Half Crown, a Twenty Shilling Piece of Gold, in a Mill; and if you can do it, with Letters about the Edge; or other Ways, according to Queen Elizabeth's Patterns of milled Money, or any other Models, or Pieces, you are to make ; that fo the Committee of the Mint may fee what is fitteft to prefent the Committee of State, for the more handfome making of the Monies, for the Honor of this Commonwealth.
Page 17 - ... (vol. xxxii.). He writes, "The hammer was still retained for coining in the Mint in the Tower of London, but the question of the adoption of the screw-press by the Moneyers appears to have been revived in 1649, when the Council of State had it represented to them that the coins of the Government might be more perfectly and beautifully done, and made equal to any coins in Europe. It was proposed to send to France for Peter Blondeau, who had invented and improved a machine and method for making...
Page 74 - Hosts, wch was or word that Day ; wherefore if I may begg it as a favor from you I most earnestly beseech you if I may...

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