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It is probable that it afterwards belonged to the Killi- father and a native mother. Is this its precise grews, as it was in the successive possession of Sir signification ?
J. Nicholas Lower and Sir Reginald Mohun, who married the daughters of Sir Henry Killigrew. Clifton, which
[The word occurs in the Supplement to Ogilvie's Imwas inherited by the Mohun's, was sold, after the death of perial Dictionary: “Eurasian, n. or a. A contraction of the last Lord Mohun, to Thomas Pitt, Esq., grandfather European and Asian. In India, a term applied to chilof the first Lord Camelford, and having passed with
dren born of European parents on the one side, and other estates in this county to Lady Grenville, was pur- Asiatic parents on the other side."] chased in 1807 by the Rev. Francis Vyvyan Jago, Rector
SWING. In a leader of The Times of Nov. 21,
and of Landulph. Vide Lysons's Cornwait, iii. 172; Archæologia, xviii. 90.”]
1859, the following sentence is used : “Excesses
of the Luddites and Swing.". The Luddites are QUOTATION WANTED.-In some play of modern well remembered in this locality, but I can get no date, if I am not mistaken, a servant is introduced explanation of “ Swing.” Will you aid me? asking permission to go and see a friend. His
GEORGE LLOYD. master is so pleased with the idea of a friend, hav- Thurstonland. ing never in his life met one, that he volunteers to
[The cognomen Swing was connected with a novel go and look at him himself, though it is a wet species of outrage in the agricultural districts of Engand cold night. A reference to this scene would land during the autumn of 1830. Night after night greatly oblige.
fires were lighted up by bands of incendaries, when cornClare Coll., Cambridge.
stacks, barns, farm-buildings, and live stock were indis
criminately consumed. These fires were began by revo[We think our correspondent will find the friendly col- lutionary propagandists, well provided with those means loquy in the following lines from Cowper's Epistle to of mischief wherewith modern science has armed the Joseph Hill, Esq. :
wicked, and sufficiently supplied with pecuniary re“ Horatio's servant once, with bow and cringe,
sources. The newspapers and periodicals of that date Swinging the parlour door upon its hinge,
may be consulted for the conviction and punishment of Dreading a negative, and overawed
these misguided men.] Lest he should
trespass, begg'd to go abroad. •Go, fellow! whither?' - turning short about
SATIRICAL BALLAD.—Can you tell me who is • Nay, stay at home! you're always going vut.'
the author of the following verse ? • 'Tis but a step, sir; just at the street's end.'
« From meddling with those that are out of our reaches, For what?' . An't please you, sir, to see a friend.' From a fighting priest, and a soldier that preaches, • A friend !' Horatio cried, and seem'd to start,
From an ignoramus that writes, and a woman that • Yea, marry shalt thou, and with all my heart.
teaches, And fetch my cloak; for, though the night be raw,
Libera Nos, Domine." I'll see him too — the first I ever saw.””]
C. W. “ PYLGRIMAGE OF PERFECTION." - Is the fol- (This satirical piece is entitled “ The New Litany," lowing Work, — " printed at London in Flete and appeared about the year 1646. It is reprinted in
Wilkins's Political Ballads, i. 23, ed. 1860. The auStreete, besyde Saynt Dunstan's Churche, by thorship is apparently unknown.] Richarde Pynson, Priter to the Kynge's noble Grace. Cū privilegio, Anno Domini, 1526,” of
“ Paston LETTERS."—Wanted, an explanation any particular value or rarity ? —
of the following phrases in the Paston Letters, 4: Here begynneth a devout treatyse in Englysshe, London, 1789, vol. iii. 4to. ed., Letter cv.: called the Pylgrimage of Perfection : very profitable for
yn Relevyng and Sustenawns of yor evyn all Christen people to rede, and in especiall, to all rely- Crysten
but also long as God gious p'sons moche necessary.”
sendith and zevyth yow wher’of to dispose and help yor
W. H. L. evyn Crysten ze most nedis despose hit forth a monggus Fulham.
yof evyn Crysten.
HERUS FRATER. (This is certainly an uncommon book; and from the omission of any price in Lowndes, it would seem that it [The phrase is even (sometimes written eme) or fellow had not turned up at a book sale of late years. It is Christian. Wiclif thus renders Phil. ii. 25: “ Forsothe I fully described in Herbert's Ames, i. 182, 275. Herbert gesside it needeful for to send to 3ow Epaphrodite my adds, “ I do not find the author's name mentioned any brothir and euene worchere, and my euene knyght"; and where in this book; but in a little treatise entitled •Ă the Gravedigger in Hamlet, Act V. Sc. 1, uses Dayly Exercise and Experience of Deathe, by Richard Christian ” in the sense of “ fellow Christian.”] Whytforde, the olde wretche of Syon, printed by Rob. Redman,' William Bonde, a bacheler of devinyte, and one of his devoute bretherne lately departed, is cited as the author of The Pylgrimage of Perfection.]
Replies. EURASIAN.—Within the last two or three years
SIR FRANCIS DRAKE. this word has frequently come before me in In“ N. & Q." 3rd S. iv. 241, I observe that you reading books or newspapers relating to India. refer to a gentleman of your acquaintance, a Is the word a new one? What does it mean, and correspondent of “ N. & Q.;" who is engaged on what is its etymology? I believe it is used to “ Memoir of Sir Francis Drake." I see also designate a person, the offspring of an European that he states that in the expedition in which
Drake was last engaged, he "overtaxed his that it is most certain that Drake died twixt abilities and died of chagrin.” Such is the ordi- the island of Scouda and Portobello,” and not at nary account, and it may be the true one, for I Nombre de Dios.
J. Payne COLLIER. find in Chalmers's Biogr. Dict., xii. 310, these words :
I have read with interest your article respecting " A strong sense of them (viz. his disappointments ') Sir Francis Drake, and it occurred to me that is supposed to have thrown him (Drake) into a melan- perhaps the future historian of his life, whose choly, which occasioned a bloody flux, and of this he died on board his own ship, near the town of Nombre de
answer you have inserted, would like to know Dios, in the West Indies, Jan. 28, 1596.”
that there is now residing at Kingsbridge, Devon, I have no other modern authority on the point the family of Pearse, one of whom is a medical at hand, but I see that the fact, not of the flux, family are called Drake, from being descendants
man in that town; and some members of the but of Drake's “ chagrin,” is disputed by the of Sir Francis ; and I believe they have either contemporaneous authority of one of his captains, who commanded a ship in the fleet of Drake and
a portrait or some other things of his now. Hawkins, and must necessarily have known what
Since writing the foregoing, I find, in a work was the truth. I refer to Capt. Henry Savile, A thousand Facts in the Histories of Devon and
published some years since in Plymouth, entitled who, in answer to a letter by a Spanish General
, Cornwall, under “ 1582,” that Sir Francis Drake published in Spain, wrote a tract under the title of A Libell of Spanish Lies, printed in 1596, one
was Mayor of Plymouth, which is the same year of the “lies" being “ that Francis Drake died in
as his wife was buried, as, according to the old Nombre de Dios for very grief that he had lost so
election, the mayors were elected on September 17, many barks and men, as was afterwards more
and sworn in on September 29, his term of mayormanifestly known.” Savile's tract is one of great
alty not expiring till September 29, 1582. I think rarity (I only know of the existence of four copies the Plymouth Corporation Records. If the above
some further particulars might be gathered from of it), which I procured to be reprinted some years ago, and there he denies most emphatically ferred to (“* N. & Q.” 3rá S. iv. 189) be that of
marriage was a fact, may not the marriage rethat Drake died at Nombre de Dios, or that the cause of his death was “ for very grief that he
some other Francis Drake, as it does not specify
GEORGE PRIDEAUX. had lost so many barks and men," –"que Francisco any place of residence ? Draque murio en Nombre de Dios de pena de aver perdido tantos baxeles y gente.” Savile's THEOBALDS (3rd S. iv. 242.) – Is not the alluwords in answer to this " lie" are these :
sion to Theobalds as a royal palace in the days of “ For admit the mistaking of the place (Nombre de Sir Francis Drake a mistake? Queen Elizabeth Dios) might be tolerable, notwithstanding, the precise was frequently there, and sometimes for long affirming the cause of his death doth manifestly prove periods, but it did not belong to the Crown till that the General doth make no conscience to lie. And as concerning the losse of any barks or men in our navy
James I. procured it from Sir Robert Cecil in by the valour of the Spaniard, before Sir Francis Drake's exchange for Hatfield.
S. Y. R. death, we had none (one small pinnace excepted) which we assuredly know was taken by chance, falling single into a fleet of five frigates (of which was General Don Pedro Tellio) near unto the island of Dominico, and not “SCOTICISMS:" BEATTIE: DAVID HUME. by the valour of Don Bernaldino: the which five frigates of the king's afterwards had but ill success, for one of
(3rd S. iv. 225.) them was burnt in the harbour of S. John Portrico, and one other was sunk in the same harbour, and the other
That the great historian published a work on three were burnt amongst many other ships at the taking Scoticisms is evident, from the following passage, of Cadiz.. This, I think, in wise men's judgments, will transcribed from a letter written by Beattie to seem a silly cause to move a man sorrow to death.' For Sir William Forbes under the date of the 10th true it is, Sir Francis Drake died of the flux which he April, 1779:had grown upon him eight days before his death, and yielded up his spirit like a Christian to his Creator quietly in his
“ I have at last made good my promise, in regard to cabin.”
the Scotticisms; and send you inclosed a little book conIt is very possible that your correspondent,
taining about two hundred, with a praxis at the end,
which will perhaps amuse you. I printed it for no other with a view to his Memoir of Drake, has seen the purpose but to give away to the young men who attend original tract; but so small a number of my re- my lectures. This collection I have been making, from print was struck off (only twenty-five copies, most
time to time, for some years past.
I consulted Mr. of which are still in my hands), that it is not
Hume's list, and took a few from it." likely it should have fallen in his way. If he Dr. Beattie also acknowledges, in the same lethave not met with it, and would like to possess a ter, his indebtedness for some of the words to copy, one of them shall be entirely at his service. Mr. Elphinston and Dr. Campbell ; and intimates On another page of his answer, Savile informs us his belief, that he shall collect as many more as A pam
will form a supplement to the pamphlet men- were privately printed for the use of his pupils at tioned.
Marischal College, which tallies with the following Whether this supplement was ever published extract from the Advertisement in the book of does not appear certain ; but nearly six years after 1787:the date of the former letter--to wit, on the 7th “ The former edition being all given away (for none February, 1785-Beattie, then at Aberdeen, writes of the copies were exposed to sale), I have been desirous again to Sir William on the subject, as under : to reprint the pamphlett, and to publish it, with additions
and amendments.' “ My list of Scotticisms is also much enlarged. I believe I shall print it here for the convenience of correct- This latter is a very common book, and I have ing the press. If you see Mr. Creech, please to ask what number of copies I shall send to him. It will be a pretty, that way, but I never saw the original.
a copy at the service of any gentleman curious large pamphlet, and the price shall not exceed a shilling.". phlet on the subject in question, not yet recorded
Under date of the 26th November, in the same in your pages, is Scotticisms, Vulgar Anglicisms, year, Beattie, writing to his friend Robert Ar- und Grammutical Improprieties. By Hugh_Mitbuthnot, Esq., expresses a doubt as to the pro- chell, sm. 8vo, pp. 96, Glas. 1799.
J. O. priety of publishing the pamphlet, for these “ Our language (I mean the English) is degenerating Beattie's books on Scoticisms (both of which con
Having copies of Sir John Sinclair's and Dr. very fast; and many phrases, which I know to be Scottish idioms, have got into it of late years: so that many tain, so far as I can judge, “ valuable observations of my strictures are liable to be opposed by authorities and additions” in MS.), I feel gratified by the which the world accounts unexceptionable. However, I interesting Notes of your correspondent J. M. shall send you the manuscript, since you desire it, and let you dispose of it as you please.”
upon the subject; and beg to say, that if he has
any wish to see my copies of these books, he is As I do not find the Scotticisms mentioned in welcome to have a look at them. The words, the List of Dr. Beattie's works, printed in the Ap- “from the Author,” are upon the title-page of pendix to his Life, by Sir William Forbes, may I my copy of Sinclair; and the pages of the Introask J. M. if he is quite certain that the work duction and Observations are so covered by corprinted for William Creed, in 1787, was written rections and interlineations, that they appear to by the poet? And may not the " rare work,” me to be more like“ an author's proof-sheet" alluded to by Dean Ramsey, have been the "little than anything else. The handwriting is unknown book” printed by Beattie for the use of the
The MS. additions to Beattie are hostly students in 1779 ?
D. M. STEVENS.
by an old, and lately deceased, parish minister of Guildford.
Forfarshire, who was well read in Scottish literature.
A. J. J. M. speaks of eight leaves of Scoticisms, apparently privately printed, but without title, bound
“ SHARP'S SORTIE FROM GIBRALTAR.” up with his interleaved volume. Are these not the Scoticisms by Hume, affixed to the Political
(3rd S. iv. 210.) Discourses of 1752, cut out and added to the I subjoin the names of the officers, whose porAnon. annotator's copy of the book published in traits are given in Sharp's print of Trumbull's 1787 ? I have the Discourses of the dates indi- “Sortie from Gibraltar," on the 27th November, cated, but this addition is absent from it, as well 1781. The names are here placed as the figures as from the British Museum copy, which shows occur in the print, beginning with the officer in that it must have been sparingly issued. In a the Highland uniform, and taking them in exact work of James Elphinstone's, entitled Animadver- succession of heads to the right of the picture as sions upon Elements of Criticism, &c., with an we look at it:Appendix on Scoticism, Lond. 1771, Hume's spe
1. Captain Alexander Mackenzie, 71st regiment. cimens are reprinted from the Scot's Mag., where 2. General Eliott (Lord Heathfield.) they are said to be taken from the aforesaid pro- 3. Captain Charles Vallotton, 56th foot, aid-de-camp duction of the historian. Elphinstone adds, from to Gen. Eliott. a later vol. of the same magazine, a letter from
4. Sec. Lieut. George Koehler, Royal Artillery, aid-dePhilologus on Scoticism, dated London, 1764,
camp to Gen. Eliott. which I take to be a continuation of the subject of the garrison.
5. Major John Hardy, 56th foot, Quartermaster-General by himself.
6. Major-Gen. Charles Ross, 72nd foot, commanding the In regard to the authorship of the Anon. Scoti- sortie. cisms arranged in Alphubetical Order of 1787, I
7. Captain Abraham Witham, Royal Artillery, comthink there is little doubt of its being by Beattie. manding a detachment of his regiment as artificers
8. Sir Roger Curtis, R.N., Commodore, volunteer at the In his letters he speaks of having made large sortie. collections this way, a few of which, he says, 9. Lieut.-Col. Thomas Trigge, 12th regiment.
10. Lieut.-Col. Maxwell, 71st regiment.
13. Lieut. Koehler, Royal Artillery, Aide-de11. Lieut.-Col. Hugo, Hanoverian service.
Camp to Gen. Elliot. The fallen officer next the Highland officer, in 7. Lieut.-Col. Hardy, 56th Regt., Quarterthe centre background, is
Master-General of the Garrison. 12. Baron Von Helmstadt of the Walloon Guards, who 2. Major-Gen. Ross. was wounded, and died soon after in the garrison.
9. Capt. Whitham, commanding a detachment The fallen officer in the prominent foreground, of the Royal Artillery, who served as Artificers. whose left hand is raised towards General Eliott 3. Commodore Sir Roger Curtis, Volunteer. and the Highland officer, is
5. Lieut.-Col. Trigge, 10th Regt. 13. Captain Don Joseph Barboza of the Spanish artil- 6. Lieut.-Col. Maxwell, 71st Regt. lery.
4. Lieut.-Col. Hugo, Hanoverian. To the left of these wounded foreigners is a 17. The wounded officer in the foreground is line of five figures destroying the works; two of Don Joseph Barboza, Captain in the Spanish whom are soldiers of the company of military arti- Artillery. ficers (now Engineers), one having a pick-axe; There are six other references, which cannot the other a felling or broad-axe. Immediately be described without taking up too much space above the broad-axe artificer are the portraits of in“ N. & Q."
THOMAS H. CROMEK. the following officers :
Wakefield, 14. Captain Robert Tipping, 72nd foot, having an epaulette or wing on his exposed shoulder.
ALBION AND HER WHITE ROSES, 15. Lieut. Edward Frederick, 72nd foot, aid-de-camp to Gen. Ross, side face, bare head.
[(3rd S. iv. 109, 193.) 16. Lieut. Joseph Budworth, 72nd foot, aid-de-camp to Gen. Ross, side face, cocked hat on head.
Permit me to submit to the notice of MR. DALA little higher up the picture, and more to the Classical Dictionary appended to an old Latin
ton and JannoC, the following extract from a left, holding by a spar of timber, is
Thesaurus written by Cooper, Bishop of Norwich, 17. Captain William Cuppage, Royal Artillery, showing more than half of body, three-quarter face, cocked
temp. Elizabeth : hat on head; and the very topmost figure, standing on
“ Albion (the most ancient name of this Isle) conthe partly dismantled works (his body three-parts ex
taineth Englande and Scotlande: of the beginning (oriposed), is
gen) of which name haue sundrie opinios (opinions): 18. Lieut. Lewis Hay, Engineer, commanding a party
one late feigned by him, which prynted the Englishe of his corps, side face, holding cocked hat in left hand, Chronicle, wherein is neither similitude of trouth, reasone, raised.
nor honestie. I mean the fable of the fiftie Doughters of From this list there can, I think, be no mistake torie maketh mencion of a King of Syria so named.
Dioclesian, Kyng of Syria, where neuer any other hisin identifying the characters in Trumbull's histo
Also that name is Greeke, and no part of the language of rical picture of the sortie, and in Sharp's repro- Syria. Moreover the coming of theim from Syria in a duction of it as an engraving: The key to the
shippe or boate without any marynours (mariners) picture must, at this date, be in very few hands.
thorowe (through) the sea called Mediterraneum into the The above list will therefore be of use to your
ocean, and so finally to finde this Ile, and to inhabit it,
is both impossible, and much reproche to readers generally, and of service for after refer- this noble Realme, to ascribe hir first name and habitaence. I have a copy of the key, which is at Ji's tion to such invention. Another opinion is (which hath service, as a loan, should he require it.
a more honeste similitude) that it was named Albion, ab M. S. R.
albis rupibus, of white rockes, because that unto them Brompton Barracks.
that come by sea, the bankes and rockes of this Ile doe appeare whyte. Of this opinion I moste mervayle (mar
vel), because it is written of great learned men, First, I have a key to the above engraving; and if Albion is no latin worde, nor hath the analogie, that is to your correspondent (J.) will favour me with saie, proportion or similitude of latine. For who hath
founde this syllable on at the ende of a latin woord ? his name and address, I shall be most happy to
And if it should have been so called for the whyte colour send him a tracing from it, as it is impossible to of the rockes, men would have called called it [I believe give references to all the figures, the smaller ones this to be a misprint] Alba, or Albus, or Album." In Italy being placed in such different positions to those were townes called Alba, and in Asia a country called they occupy in the picture.
Albania, and neither of them took their beginning of There is no difficulty as to the groups in the
whyte rockes, or walles, as ye may read in books of geo
graphie: nor the water of the ryuer called Albis semethi foreground. They are as follows:
any whiter than other water. But if where auncient re12. Capt. Alex. Mackenzie, 71st Regiment. membraunce of the beginning of thinges lacketh, it may (This is the figure on the right hand of Gen. be leeful for men to use their coniectures, than may myne Èlliot.)
be as well accepted as Plinies (although he incomparably 1. Gen. Elliot, late Lord Heathfield.
excelled me in wisedome and doctrine) specially if it
may appeer that my coiecture shal approch more neere 8. Major Vallaton, 56th Regt., first Aide-de- to the similitude of trouth. Wherfore I will also sett Camp to Gen, Elliot.
foorth mine opinion onely to the intent to exclude fables,
lackyng eyther honestie or reasonable similitudes. Whan Secondly, these coins are of silver; and though the Greekes began first to prosper, and their cities became it is related that Herod left to his sister Salome populous and wared puissaunt, they which trauailed on the seas called Hellespontus, Ægeum, and Creticu(m), after five hundred thousand pieces of coined silver that thei knewe perfectly the course of sailynge, and
had (apyuplov ériohuov), and to many others, more or founded thereby profyte, they by little and little at- less coined silver (Joseph. Antiq., xvii. 8, 1); and tempted to serch and finde out the commodities of out- though Zonaras (Annal., lib. v. 16,) even goes so warde countrees: and like as Spaniardes and Portugalls far as to say that Herod coined gold and silver haue late doone, they experienced to seeke out countries before unknown. And at last passyng the Streictes of money out of the vessels he cut off, to assist the Marrocke (Morocco) they entered into the great ocean people who were suffering by famine in Judæa sea, where they fond dyvers and many lles. Among and Syria (a story also related by Josephus, which they perceiuing this Ile to be not onely the greatest Antiq., xv. 9, 2, who leaves out the words eis in circuite, but also most plenteouse of every necessary to vouloina), yet only copper coins of Herod are man, the earth moste apte to bring forth," &c. &c.
extant. This can be accounted for from the fact, After enumerating the natural advantages of that the Romans interdicted all countries that our country, he continues :
were subject to them from striking gold, and only “They wanderynge and reioysinge at their good and permitted silver to be struck in some of the most fortunate arrival, named this yle in Greeke Olion, which important cities—as Alexandria, Antioch of Syria, in Englishe signifieth happy."
&c. And it is known that Pompey only permitted W, I. S. HORTON.
a copper currency to be employed in most of the
Phænician mints. The silver that Herod left I find in the edition of Facciolati, published in must have been denarii —if, indeed, the account 1839 by Black and Armstrong, the following note of Josephus is not much exaggerated. attached by Furlanetto at Albion : "Etymon est Thirdly, the silver coins with the manna-pot ab Celtico vocabulo Alb, sive Alp, unde Alpes," and lily are shekels and half-shekels, and belong and reference is made to the commentary of Ser- to Simon Maccabæus, the first Jewish prince vius, who is supposed to have lived towards the who was permitted to strike coins, B.c. 138. (See beginning of the fifth century. Servius at Vir- 1 Maccab. xv. 6.) gil's G. iii. 474, says “Nam Gallorum linguâ alti MR. SIMPSON will find engravings of the coins montes Alpes vocantur," and Philargyrius in his of Herod I. in M. de Saulcy's Numismatique Jucommentary makes the same remark. And again, daique (pl. vi.), and of one of them in Mr. AkerServius at Æn, x. 13, says: “Sane omnes altitu- man's Numismatic Illustrations of the Narrative dines montium licet à Gallis Alpes vocentur, pro- Portions of the New Testament, p. 3. The coins prie tamen montium Gallicorum sunt." The idea of Herod I. are of three sizes; and are called reof its being derived from albus, is, as your corre- spectively Tpíxarkov, Aixalkov, and Xalkoûs. They spondent JANNOC very properly remarks, set weigh (A) 104 to 64 grs., (B) wanting, and (c) aside by the name appearing in Aristotle. He 48 to 20 grs. The coin weighing 48 grs. is the says (De Mundo, c. 3) :
quadrans ; and that weighing 20 grs. is the lepton. “ Beyond the Pillars of Hercules the ocean flows round
(See Mark xii. 42, “two mites, which make a the earth. In this ocean are two islands, and those very farthing.") Mr. Akerman's book is at present large, called Bretannic, Albion and lerne, which are the only one in English which mentions Jewish larger than those before mentioned, and lié beyond the coins; though I am enabled to state that a work Kelti.”
upon the entire subject of Jewish and Biblical C. T. RAMAGE.
Numismatics is in preparation, and will shortly
be laid before the numismatic public. HEROD I. SURNAMED THE GREAT.
Mr. Simrson's first Query I must leave to (3rd S. iv. 87, 199.)
others to answer ; but may call his attention to
the articles on Herod in Dr. Smith's Dict. of the The information volunteered by CHESSBOROUGH Bible, and Kitto's Bibl. Encyc., 3rd edition. to Mr. Simrson's question in “ N. & Q.” (3rd S. I also take the opportunity to explain to HERiv. 87) has induced me to say a few words, lest MENTRUDE ber medal of Cleopatra!!
And first, MR. SIMPSON should be led into error relative to I will say that it is not a medal, but a coin. “A the coins of Herod I. CHESSBOROUGH is perfectly medal is a piece struck to commemorate some correct in stating, that there are no coins " which event or person, and has no place in a currency :" bear the likeness of Herod the Great;" but he is whilst “ a coin is a piece of metal of fixed weight, not correct in saying that “the types of his money, stamped by authority, and employed as a circu, or of that attributed to him, usually show the lating medium.” (Art. “Numismatics,” Encycl. manna-pot and lily."
Brit., 8th edit.) This mistake may have arisen In the first place, I am not aware of any one from the French employing the word médaille to having attributed coins with the “ manna-pot and signify "a coin." The description of HERMENlily” to Herod I., excepting CAESSBOROUGH. TRUDE's coin is as follows: