What is RIAL?

A piece of gold coin current for 10s.. in 1 lie reign of Henry VI., at which time there were half-rials and quarter-rials or rial- fartliings. In the beginning of Queen Eliza- beth’s reign, golden rials were coined at 15s. a piece; and in the time of James I. there were rose-rials of gold at 30s. and spur-rials at 15s. Lown. Essay Coins, 38.

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