The regnal year is uniformly "one;" the mint-marks are Zadracarta, Iran, and Nihach, an unknown locality.
Inconsistent use of periods after regnal numbers not changed.
The regnal year was usually cited; but the year of the Incarnation was also sometimes given.
The first regnal act of Henry the Eighth was to strip the loyal lords of the titles conferred upon them just two years before.
The question arises from what point these regnal dates were calculated.
The reverse shows the regnal year, which ranges from eleven to forty-three, together with a mint-mark.
The regnal years range from one to thirteen; the number of the mint-marks is about thirty.
Among the regnal years marked on the reverse have been found the numbers "nineteen" and "twenty."
In process of time, however, the custom of dating by the regnal year of the king became general.
Probably neither the Sothic nor any other era was employed by the ancient Egyptians, who dated solely by regnal years (see below).