rose noble

noun

Definition of rose noble

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

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Origin and Etymology of rose noble

Middle English, from 2rose + noble, noun


First Known Use: 15th century


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