rose noble

noun

: an English gold coin first issued by Edward IV in 1465 in place of the debased noble of Henry IV and bearing the design of the noble with a rose added

called also rial, ryal

Note: The rose noble was originally worth 10 shillings but was later revalued to 15 shillings.

Word History

Etymology

Middle English, from rose entry 2 + noble, noun

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rose noble was in the 15th century

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“Rose noble.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rose%20noble. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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