Catalogue Entry: MINT00853

Response to the above petitions.

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 19/1/458-9, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

[Normalized Text] [Diplomatic Text]


Such machines could be used for counterfeiting coin, and therefore ought not to be licensed: permitting exceptions to this principle will set a dangerous precedent.


Signed by the Mint Board.

Printed in NC, 7: 409 (no. X.610.1).

[1] Mint Office Apr 8. 1699

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