Rose Pence

Rose Pence is in Coins.

Rose Pence. English pennies with a new rose design issued to a debased standard under Edward VI and Mary, but later banned from currency, though still being permitted to circulate in Ireland.

Diary of Henry Machyn September 1556. 19 Sep 1556. The xix day of September was proclamyd in London by a xij of the cloke, the crear havyng the quen('s) selle [seal], that rosse pense [rose pence] shullde nott be taken after the cry was mad, butt in Yrland to be taken for pense.