Catalogue Entry: MINT00459

'Some Amendments to the Coinage Act'.

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Mint 19/I.366, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

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Funds for the Edinburgh Mint should be administered by the master, not the general. Proposes clarification of two clauses in the Coinage Act [of 1715] to ensure conformity between the Edinburgh and London Mints, and to prevent the Scots making unwarranted expense claims to the detriment of the London Mint.

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