The Numismatic Chronicle

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Royal Numismatic Society, 1905
With v. 1 is bound; Horta, de, chevalier. Catalogue d'une partie de la collection de médailles. Londres, J. Wertheimer.
 

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Seite 271 - Parliament passed the following important ordinance for the regulation of the money " item, because of the great scarcity of money at this time within the realm of England, and because of other mischiefs and causes manifest, by the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and at the request of the Commons, it is ordained and assented, that the master of the mint, in the Tower of London, shall make of every pound of gold...
Seite 251 - Scotland, and others called galey-halpenys,3 and, in some parts, halfpennies divided (to the great destruction and waste of the said money), and in some places tokens of lead ; so that, not only the destruction of the said money was inevitable, but also, in process of time, that of all other monies of silver, as groat, half-groat, and sterling, if remedy should not be applied to the case.
Seite 45 - ... are yet strong with the strength and immortal with the immortality of truth, and which, however they may be misunderstood or misrepresented by contemporaries, will assuredly find justice from a better age. Gentlemen, I have done. I have only to thank you for the kind attention with which you have heard me, and to express my hope that whether my principles have met with your concurrence or not, the frankness with which I have expressed them will at least obtain your approbation.
Seite 313 - Because my soveraigne was a child 't is knowne, When as he did put on the English crowne; But had my stamp beene bearded, as with haire, Long before this it had beene worne out bare ; For why, with me the unthrifts every day, With my face downward, do at shove-board play." 160. Imbrue. Thisbe also uses the word in MND v. 1 . 35 1 : " Come, blade, my breast imbrue.
Seite 251 - ... so scarce, because none were worked nor made at that time ; wherefore the people in divers places of great necessity used the money of foreign lands...
Seite 17 - This is the first of a series of papers in which the writer proposes to report the results of his studies of the weevils of the western United States.
Seite 271 - ... Spiritual and Temporal, and at the request of the Commons, it is ordained and assented, that the Master of the Mint in the Tower of London shall make of every Pound of Gold, of the weight of the Tower, fifty Nobles of Gold, and of the same Pound and weight of Silver thirty Shillings of Sterlings...
Seite 403 - Athens; 1000 from the fall of the Roman empire in the West to the discovery of America; and the remaining 296 will almost complete three centuries of the modern state of Europe and mankind.
Seite 22 - President, in the chair. The Minutes of the last Annual General Meeting were read and confirmed. The Report of the Council was presented and accepted.
Seite 252 - England, of half-pence and farthings of silver, it is ordained and established, that the third part of all the money of silver which shall be brought to the bullion shall be made into half-pence and farthings; and that of this third part, the one half shall be made in half-pence, and the other half in farthings...

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