Catalogue Entry: MINT00285

'The value of Gold in proportion to silver in several parts of Europe'.

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Mint 19/II.104-5, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

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Contents

First appendix to MINT00281 (II.78-9). Detailed analysis of the gold/silver ratio in various foreign currencies and the value of the British guinea in each. Post script dated 7 July 1702 lists the values of various foreign coins.

Final version (including the post script, in Newton's hand, dated 7 July 1702 and signed by the Mint Board) in T. 1/80.105, MINT00939 (printed in Horton, Silver Pound, 267-70, and in Shaw, 162-6); this version commented on in NC, 7: 425 (no. 650). Another draft at MINT00330 (II.2-3).

[1] Mint Office
7th Iuly 1702

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