Catalogue Entry: MINT00496

'Proposals for coyning half pence and farthings of Copper for the English Plantations in America'.

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 19/2/403, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

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Proposal for the London Mint to produce distinctively stamped coins.

Draft of PRO, T1/75, no. 13, dated 9 July 1701. Written in response to a proposal by Samuel Davis for supplying copper coin to the plantations: see Craig, NATM, 48.

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