Catalogue Entry: MINT00617

An account of experimental coinage of halfpence from bars: the coins have proved substandard. Suspects tin has been added by the melter contrary to instructions. Repeats request for money to repair and equip the Irish Mint [see MINT00611 (II.305)].

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Mint 19/II.311, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

[Normalized Text] [Diplomatic Text]

Printed in NC, 6: 98.

[1] Mint Office 12 Apr. 1714.

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