Catalogue Entry: MINT00461

Draft clause for insertion into the Coinage Act

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 19/1/378, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

[Normalized Text] [Diplomatic Text]


Stipulates distinct sources of income for the English and Scottish Mints and empowers the Treasurer to release public money at his own discretion if either Mint can show the income from coinage duty to be insufficient for its needs.

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