The regulation of weights and measures is transferred from the articles of Confederation, and is founded on like considerations with the preceding power of regulating coin
Many halfpence did he pick up, that had been lost through the cracks of the floor, and some few Spanish coins
, and the half of a broken sixpence, which had doubtless been a love token.
The little heap of the parson's possessions which he left on the table consisted chiefly of papers, over and above a pipe and a tobacco pouch and some Roman and Saxon coins
As I ran down the streets to the sea, the coin
clenched tight in my fist, I felt all the Roman Empire on my back as well as the Carstairs pedigree.
Phoebus counted the coins
, and turning towards Jehan with solemnity, "Do you know, Jehan, that there are three and twenty sous parisis
Both Clayton and Monsieur Thuran hastened weakly to examine the coin
, which had rolled from the man's hand and lay beside him.
Looking quite fresh and rosy after his night's sleep, the doctor inspected my coin
with the air of a schoolmaster examining a little boy's exercise; then handed it to Old File to put the finished touches and correct the mistakes.
She counted it, with eyes which satisfied themselves fiercely that each coin
was of genuine silver--and then became partially pacified.
Once when the waiter was about to depart with an empty tray, the man drew a coin
from his pocket and held it forth.
She offered the coin
to each one individually, and each, as his turn came, rubbed his foot against his calf, shook his head, and grinned.
If not in coin
you must pay in humiliation of spirit for every benefit received at the hands of philanthropy.
She caught Saxon's free hand, and Saxon felt a small hot coin
pressed into it.
Hollis advanced towards Karain, who stood up as if startled, and then, holding the coin
up, spoke in Malay.
Tendering a coin
through the trap door the fare slipped out and away, leaving an effect of uncanny, eccentric ghastliness upon the driver's mind.
Another runs to read the bill that's stuck against the spile upon the wharf to which the ship is moored, offering five hundred gold coins
for the apprehension of a parricide, and containing a description of his person.