Catalogue Entry: MINT01535

To the Honourable, the knights, citizens, and burgesses, in Parliament assembled proposals humbly offered, for passing an act to prevent clipping and counterfeiting of mony [sic].

Author: William Chaloner

Source: To the Honourable, the knights, citizens, and burgesses, in Parliament assembled proposals humbly offered, for passing an act to prevent clipping and counterfeiting of mony ([London]: 1694).

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[1] The Minters have been a great cause of Clipping and false Coyning.

[2] The Value of the old Mony

[3] What value the Mony should be when Recoyn'd.

[4] How the Mony shall be called in.

[5] How the Mint stall have a stock.

[6] The mony Recoyned with very little trouble or charge.

[7] When the mony shall be Coyned the Intrinsick worth.

[8] The Kingdom will lose greatly by any other method but this.

[9] The Mony may be called in afterwards with little trouble.

[10] This method no dishonour to England.

[11] Mony so Coyn'd will be no hindrance to Trade

[12] The Minters cannot Coyn more then allowed by Law.

[13] They cannot Counterfeit our Mony beyond Sea.

[14] Impossible for a private Person to Counterfeit Mony.

[15] Examples to prove that mony cannot be Counterfeited.

[16] The standard of our mony.

[17] The Price of Bullion.

[18] Silver sometimes dear.

[19] Merchants get great profit by Coyning.

[20] The Kingdom much abused by Coyning.

[21] Our Coyn is melted down to make Plate of.

[22] The different prices of Bullion is grievous.

[23] The King should have the profit of Coyning.

[24] The Coyn should be of a new standard.

[25] How Coyning is done.

[26] None shall keep Tools that are used in Coyning.

[27] Very little trouble or charge to the subject.

[28] To prevent Goldsmiths. &c.

[29] To prevent smiths.

[30] To prevent Thieves. Clippers and Coyners selling melted Silver.

[31] To prevent Transporting of Bullion.

[32] Precedents for this method.

[33] Orders of the Masters of the Mint.

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