rose noble


noun
  1. a former gold coin of England, first issued by Edward IV, being the existing noble with a figure of a rose added to the types on either side: much imitated on the Continent, especially in the Netherlands.

Origin of rose noble

1
late Middle English word dating back to 1425–75

Words Nearby rose noble

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How to use rose noble in a sentence

  • Sometimes it was called rose-noble, from both sides being impaled in an undulating circle.

  • Are you wanting to line your pocket with a rose noble or two?

    The Red Tavern | Charles Raymond Macauley
  • Why, sir, I was minded to walk back to Stratford, and keep my gold rose-noble whole.

    Master Skylark | John Bennett
  • The young knight instantly went cold to the marrow, and repeated his question tensely, passing the fool a rose noble.

    The Red Tavern | Charles Raymond Macauley
  • Ryal, rī′al, n. an old English gold coin worth about ten shillings, called a Rose-noble.