standard both of Gold and Silver was renewed, and a pound of Gold
fine valued at 11 l. of fine Silver, and 7s. 10d. over: In the
24th of Elizabeth the standard of Gold was abased one quarter of
a grain, and of Silver one pennyweight, but the proportion
between two metals near upon the same point: And although in
these times the Crown Gold was coined upon another standard, yet
the proportion in the Intrinsical value was kept the same. In
secundo Jacobi, the proportion was 12 for one; but every 20s.