Sentence Examples with the word base metal

This, although only made of base metal for the king's burial, may nevertheless be taken as exhibiting the form of the royal crown at the time, and it may be usefully compared with that on the effigy of the king, which was made in Edward I.'s reign (fig.

Paper money may deceive the ignorant, but nobody is deceived by tokens of base metal that have no value but merely jingle.