Catalogue Entry: MINT00312

Valuation of another three two-real pieces and new estimate of the total amount to be produced by the reminting as 4,189,000 two-real pieces.

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Mint 19/II.209, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

[Normalized Text] [Diplomatic Text]

Printed in NC, 5: 196. See NC, 5: 195-6 for the Treasury's order for this valuation, dated 3 October 1711, and ibid., 196-7, for the Treasury's reply, which gives the date.

[1] And a Mexico piece of eight worth 4-6 is almost 5 per cent better in value then 5 of these two Ryal pieces. And 800000 such Mexico pieces of 8 will make 4189000 such two Ryal pieces

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