Catalogue Entry: MINT00020

'An Account of the Mint in the Tower of London'.

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Mint 19/I.2-3, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

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Contents

Sets out the titles and duties of the various Mint officers.

Reproduced almost verbatim in the report of the Committee for Miscarriages of the Mint, 8 April 1697 (PRO, Mint 2/11), reprinted in Ruding, Annals of the Coinage, 2: 465 [See Challis, History, 358 for an account of this committee and its enthusiastic reception of Newton's report.] This version printed in NC, 4: 233-6. Another copy in Pierpont Morgan Library, Acc. No. MA317(6).

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