One side showed the image of the king (Edward III at that time) in a ship, and on the reverse was a floriate cross.
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"Edward IV added a rose to the ship (from which it was called a rose-noble) and raised its value to 10 shillings. At the same time, he introduced a new coin, the angel, valued at 6 shillings and 8 pence." [Terrick Fitzhugh, Dictionary of Genealogy, p200]