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uncoined “constancy,” HENRY V., v. 2. 153. “To coin is to stamp and to counterfeit. He [Shakespeare] uses it in both senses; uncoined constancy signifies real and true constancy, unrefined and unadorned ” (JOHNSON) . “Uncoined constancy, resembling a plain piece of metal that has not yet received any impression. Katharine was the first woman that Henry had ever loved” (A. C.) .

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