Catalogue Entry: MINT00388

In response to Allardes' proposal, recommends that for the duration of the recoinage the Scots be allowed to revert to their old practice [adding copper during melting] as this seems to be the only practicable method of producing standard coin there.

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 19/1/187, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

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[Newton is here effectively approving of his own suggestion, since it was he who drafted Allardes' proposal: see MINT00387 (I.183).]

Printed in NC, 4: 500-501. Clerical copy of the same date in PRO, T17/1, p. 173.

[1] Mint Office 14 Novemb.     1707.

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