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" Thomas Simon most humbly prays your Majesty to compare this his tryal piece with the Dutch, and if more truly drawn and embossed, more gracefully ordered, and more accurately engraven, to relieve him... "
A Memoir of the Life and Works of William Wyon, Esq., A.R.A.,: Chief ... - Page 17
by Nicholas Carlisle - 1837 - 213 pages
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Annals of the Coinage of Britain and Its Dependencies: From the ..., Volume 5

Rogers Ruding - Coinage - 1819 - 532 pages
...Crown and between two Branches of Palm, to separate the end of the inscription from the beginning: Thomas Simon most humbly prays your Majesty to compare...tryal-piece with the Dutch, and, if more truly drawn and ni " The Arms of France (which had been constantly borne in the first quarter, singly, till the reign...
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A Biographical History of England: From Egbert the Great to the Revolution ...

James Granger - Great Britain - 1824 - 446 pages
...following petition : " Thomas Simon most humbly prays your majesty to compare this his tryal piece with the Dutch; and if more truly drawn and embossed, more gracefully ordered, and more accurately engraven, to relieve him." the " Eikon Basilike" into verse, and set it...
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A Numismatic Manual: Or, Guide to the Study of Greek, Roman, and English ...

John Yonge Akerman - Coins, English - 1832 - 226 pages
...year 1663, a pattern crown of most extraordinary workmanship, 07! the edge of which was the following petition, in two lines : "THOMAS SIMON most humbly...his tryal-piece with the Dutch, and if more truly dratim and embossed, more gracefully ordered, and more accurately engraven, to relieve him." To any...
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Philosophy in Sport Made Science in Earnest: Being an Attempt to Illustrate ...

John Ayrton Paris - Boys - 1833 - 502 pages
...executed. The words are ' Tliomas Simon most humbly prays your Majesty to compare this his tryal piece with the Dutch, and if more truly drawn and embossed, more gracefully ordered, and more accurately engraven, to relieve him,' " " And what said Charles to it ?" enquired...
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Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel ..., Volume 21

Perry Fairfax Nursey - Industrial arts - 1834 - 478 pages
...edge, running thus :—" Thomas Simon most humbly prays your Majesty to compare this, his trial piece, with the Dutch, and if more truly drawn and embossed, more gracefully ordered, and more accurately engraven, to relieve him." — There were but few of these pieces struck;...
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The Mechanics' Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal, and Gazette, Volume 21

Industrial arts - 1834 - 494 pages
...edge, running thus:—" Thomas Simon most humbly prays your Majesty to compare this, his trial piece, with the Dutch, and if more truly drawn and embossed, more gracefully ordered, and more accurately engraven, to relieve him." — There were but few of these pieces struck;...
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Annals of the Coinage of Great Britain and Its Dependencies: From ..., Volume 2

Rogers Ruding - Coinage - 1840 - 542 pages
...(Excepting and between two branches of palm, to separate the end of the inscription from the beginning: " Thomas Simon most humbly prays your Majesty to compare...order'd, and more accurately engraven, to relieve him " * - - - 530 SIXPENCE. 8 Obv. CAROLVS ii DEI GRATIA. Type as No. 6. Rev. MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX 1674....
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 18

Periodicals - 1841 - 272 pages
...of Thomas Hollis. Esq., FR and A. SS. Round the edge of this coin is the following petition : — " Thomas Simon most humbly prays your Majesty to compare...Tryal-Piece with the Dutch, and if more truly drawn and emboss'd, more gracefully order"d, and more accurately engraven, to relieve him." This fine piece of...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 171

English essays - 1842 - 756 pages
...row, as follow! : — " Thomas Simon most humbly prays your Majesty to compare this his tryal piece with the Dutch, and if more truly drawn and embossed, more gracefully ordered, and more accurately engraven, to relieve him. After extraordinary competition, especially...
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The Living Age, Volume 205

1895 - 844 pages
...letters. It runs thus : " Thomas Simon most humbly prays your Majesty to compare this his tryall piece with the Dutch, and if more truly drawn and embossed,...gracefully order'd and more accurately engraven, to releive him." About twenty of these pieces were struck off with the petition, and a small number without....
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