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Started by UK Decimal +, October 31, 2009, 11:37:51 PM
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Quote from: Ice Torch on November 03, 2009, 03:11:33 PMWe see here how the crown came increasingly to be regarded as commemorating events relating to "The Crown". I wonder if that semantic connection was deliberate? It is a tradition that has continued with what I shall call "the successor to the crown", that is, the five pound coin, which is also crown-sized and also not intended to be a regular circulation coin. ...
Quote from: UK Decimal + on November 03, 2009, 03:25:26 PMWhat is also interesting although not readily apparent is that only 'true royalty' seems to have had proof issues. As soon as I get a chance, I'll prepare charts which will illustrate this point. Part 3 will include this information which is something that I've only noticed after posting the first two parts.Bill.