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 Rose (in Christian art).Rose Sunday. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Rose for Rose-noble.
 
A gold coin worth 6s. 8d. struck in 1344, under Edward III.; so called because it had a rose, the badge of the Lancastrians and Yorkists.   1
       
“De la pistole,
De la guinée, et de l’obole,
Du louis d’or, du ducaton,
De la rose, et du patagon.”
       
Jacques Moreau, in Virgils Travesti.
 


 Rose (in Christian art).Rose Sunday. 

 
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