Sentence Examples

  • He promulgated laws about the year 928, appointing a large number of " moneyers " or " mynteres," London being assigned eight, Canterbury seven, other important towns various numbers and all smaller boroughs one moneyer each.
  • The moneyers, who were elected by the burgesses, were responsible for the manufacture of the coin, and according to Madox were liable at the time of Henry II.
  • 6 If there was any deficiency in the weight of the fineness of the coin the moneyers were punished as traitors.
  • The moneyers continued to manufacture the coin of the realm until the year 1850, when the work was entrusted to civil servants.
  • Saxon moneyers pound, or Tower pound, 5400 grains, abolished in 1527.