Catalogue Entry: MINT00569

Coinage accounts 1713-1715

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 19/2/268-9, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

[Normalized Text] [Diplomatic Text]


Entitled 'An Account of the Gold & Silver coyned at his Maty's Mint in the Tower of London from Lady day [25 March] 1713 to Lady day 1715, & of the Gold & Silver remaining in the Tower in order for coynage at Lady day 1715, & of the Denominations & species in wch the said Gold & Silver were brought into the Tower'.

On reverse of Mint 19/2/268: notes on the relative values of silver and gold in England and France. Mint 19/2/269 also features four variant versions of one sentence which appear to represent Newton practising different styles of handwriting.

[1] The contents of this note are only visible in the diplomatic transcript because they were deleted on the original manuscript

[2] 6464. 11. 2. 5

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