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" At this period the gold coins of other nations were denominated either from the place of mintage, or from the devices impressed upon them ; but these coins seem to have derived their name from the noble nature of the metal of which they were composed.... "
A Memoir of the Life and Works of William Wyon, Esq., A.R.A.,: Chief ... - Page 7
by Nicholas Carlisle - 1837 - 213 pages
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Annals of the Coinage of Britain and Its Dependencies: From the ..., Volume 2

Rogers Ruding - Coinage - 1819 - 518 pages
...Mintage, or from the devices impressed upon them ; hut these Coins seem to have derived their name from the noble nature of the metal of which they were...only for the purpose of commemorating some great and well-known event, which I conceive to have been the signal Victory that King Edward obtained over the...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 92

English essays - 1822 - 712 pages
...Ruding, in disserting upon this coin, observes, " that the type of a ship was new and singular, ana could have been adopted only for the purpose of commemorating some great and well-known event," which Tie conceives to have been the victory mentioned J. Having thus given a general...
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The Nautical Magazine: A Journal of Papers on Subjects Connected ..., Volume 13

Naval art and science - 1844 - 834 pages
...mintage, or from the devices impressed upon them ; but these coins seem to have derived their name from the noble nature of the metal of which they were composed. It is, indeed, extraordinary * From the life of Richard the third, as Duke oE Gloucester and King of England, by Miss CA Halsted...
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Annals of the Coinage of Great Britain and Its Dependencies: From ..., Volume 1

Rogers Ruding - Coinage - 1840 - 456 pages
...mintage, or from the devices impressed upon them ; but these coins seem to have derived their name from the noble nature of the metal of which they were...only for the purpose of commemorating some great and wellknown event, which I conceive to have been the signal victory that King Edward obtained over the...
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The History of the Town of Gravesend in the County of Kent, and of the Port ...

Robert Peirce Cruden - Associations, institutions, etc - 1843 - 622 pages
...mintage, or from the devices impressed upon them ; but these coins seem to have derived their name, from the noble nature of the metal of which they were...the new and singular type of a ship, with which they are impressed, and thus remarkably distinguished from every other coin then existing." He concludes...
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A Guide to the Study and Arrangement of English Coins: Giving a ..., Parts 1-3

Henry William Henfrey - Coins - 1870 - 396 pages
...Same as the 1st issue. Rarity. — Extremely rare. Ruding thinks that these coins derived their name " from the noble nature of the metal of which they were composed;" and says, "It is indeed extraordinary that they were not rather entitled from the new and singular...
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Elementary Arithmetic: With Brief Notices of Its History, Volumes 1-12

Robert Potts - Arithmetic - 1876 - 402 pages
...were the first grosses coined in this reign. The 1 It is extraordinary, that the gold coins were not entitled from the new and singular type of a ship with which they were impressed, and thus distinguished from every other coin of that time existing. It could have been adopted only for commemorating...
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Elementary Arithmetic: With Brief Notices of Its History, Volumes 1-12

Robert Potts - Arithmetic - 1876 - 392 pages
...the first grosses coined in this reign. The 1 It is extraordinary, that the gold coins were not entitled from the new and singular type of a ship with which they were impressed, and thus distinguished from every other coin of that time existing. It could have been adopted only for commemorating...
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The Boke Named The Gouernour: Deuised by Sir Thomas Elyot, Knight, Volume 2

Sir Thomas Elyot - Education of princes - 1883 - 682 pages
...mintage, or from the devices impressed upon them ; but these coins seems to have derived their name from the noble nature of the metal of which they were composed.' — Annals of Coinage, vol. ip 219, ed. 1840. Camden says that these coins of Edward's were 'of noble,...
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The Boke Named The Gouernour: Deuised by Sir Thomas Elyot, Knight, Volume 2

Sir Thomas Elyot - Education of princes - 1883 - 682 pages
...mintage, or from the devices impressed upon them ; but these coins seems to have derived their name from the noble nature of the metal of which they were composed.' — Annals of Coitiagf, vol. ip 219, ed. 1840. Camden says that these coins of Edward's were ' of noble,...
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