Her engagement ring was much more costly. "It's a cheap thing," she said contemptuously. "The coin is quite common." "It will be rare some day," said Anne, slipping the bangle on her wrist. "The name of the King is spelt on this one 'Edwardus, whereas in the Latin it should be 'Edvardus. I believe the issue is to be called in. Consequently coins of this sort will be rare some day.
The most easterly figure, which has this inscription in gold letters, Edvardus Primus Rex, Anno Dom. 1272. 2. Westward, Edvardus III. Rex, Anno Dom. 1329. 3. Henricus V. Rex, Anno Domini 1412. 4. Henricus VI. Rex, Anno Domini 1422. On the west side five niches, four of which are filled, viz.: Under the most southerly figures is subscribed in gold letters, Edvardus IV. Rex, Anno Domini 1460. 2.
Henricus VII. Rex, Anno Domini 1487. 4. Henricus VIII. Rex, Anno Domini 1508. On the north side seven niches are filled, viz.: The most westerly, subscribed in golden characters, Edvardus VI. Rex, Anno Domini 1547. 2. Maria Regina, Anno Domini 1553. 3. Elizabetha Regina, Anno Domini 1558. 4. Is subscribed Serenissim & Potentissim' Princip' Jacobo Primo, Mag. Brit' Fran' & Hibern' Reg. Fid.