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Legend of a Coin

is that which is written round the face of a coin. Thus, on a shilling, the legend is round the head of the reigning sovereign; as, “VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITT: REGINA F: D:” (or “BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:). The words “ONE SHILLING” on the other side of the coin, written across it, we denominate the “inscription.”

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Left-handed Oath (A)
Left in the Lurch
Leg (A)
Leg-bail
Leg-bye (A)
Leg of Mutton School (The)
Legs
Legal Tender (A)
Legem Pone
Legend
Legend of a Coin
Legenda Aurea
Leger
Leger-de-Main
Legion
Legion of Honour
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Leglin-girth
Legree
Leibnitz-ism or Leibnitzian-ism
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