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To the Rt. Honble. the Lords of the Coittee of Council appointed to consider of his Majties. Coronation.

May it please yr. Lordps.

I have according to your Lordps. Order prepared Drafts of Gold & Silver Medals of the Kings Majie|y| to be distributed on the day of his Majties. Coronation, & herewith present the same to yr. Lordps. The form of his Majties. face is taken from a Medall made in Germany: but Medals made there by different Gravers are not like one another. The designe on the Reverse relates to his Majtys. accession to the Throne on account of Religion, & represents him Defender of the faith conteined in the Scriptures, & that the Bible is still open to the people: & according to the manner of the ancient Medals of the Greeks & Romans which are accounted the best it is grave, proper simple & free from reflections & difficult to be reflected upon

All which is most humbly submitted to your

Lordps. greate Wisdom.

Isaac Newton

[1]

[1] Mint Office
3d Septr. 1714

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