Catalogue Entry: MINT00883

'Observations concerning the Mint'.

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Mint 19/I.10-11, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

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Describes the processes of assaying, melting and coining, specifying costs, manpower required and rate of output. [Probably prepared for the Commons Committee for the Miscarriages of the Mint, 1697.]

Printed in NC, 4: 255-9

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