Clefspeare wrote:How about these?
This one was first introduced in 1995 in sets such as Royal Knights Castle:
But a few years later, in 2000, this one appeared and was used in the King Leo's Castle and other sets from the same line:
Seems to me like they were just recycling the same images that they used before just to save money. I can't think of any other reason they would do it.
I actually really like that they did this as it allows use of both in the same army. You can even use them in the same unit to provide variety.