Harcourt CArgyll
Buckingham PRoxburgheHalifax
Dartmought C. P. S.KentCowper
SomersetAbingtonT. Parker

Whereas we are informed That there are in his Majesties Mint in the Tower of London, great Quantities of Gold, and some silver, which if it should remain uncoined would be to the dissatisfaction and prejudice of the Importers, and a Discouragement to the Coynage. And that the making of new Puncheons and Dyes with his Majesties Effigies and armes will take up some considerable time, before they can be finished, We do therefore hereby Authorize and require you the Master and Worker of his Majesties said Mint, to proceed in coining the Gold & Silver Bullion as shall be brought into the said Mint, with Dyes made from the Puncheons used in her late Majesties Reign; untill new Puncheons & Dyes, with his Majesties Effigies and arms shall be made and finished as aforesaid. And for so doing this shall be your Warrant. Dated at his Majesties Palace at St. Iames's the third day of August 1714 in the first year of his Majesties Reign.


[1] To Sr. Isaac Newton Knight Master
and Worker of his Majesties Mint.

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