# Statistics of recoinage in London 1 February 1695/6 to 21 October 1698

The standard weight of the silver coyned between the 1^{st} & 15^{th} of Feb. 169$\frac{5}{6}$ was 4184^{l}. 3^{oz}. 4^{d}. 19^{gr}, the coynage whereof is paid.

The sta. \imported/ weight of the twelve generall Rem{illeg}|ai|ns is 790860^{l}. 1^{oz}. 19^{d}. 8^{gr} & made in tale 2463110^{l}. 17^{s}. 7^{d}$\frac{1}{2}$ including \both/ the Pix thereof w^{ch} was in tale 1608^{l}|.|{illeg} 4^{s}. 0^{d}, & the charge of coynage pa \& incidents/ w^{ch} was paid out of it & amount to

The imported sta. weight of all the hammered money the out of w^{ch} the charge of coynage was reserved & that of the Plate imported {illeg}|by| the {illeg}|Co|mm^{rs} was 696812. 8. 16. 6. the coynage of all w^{ch} is paid & amounted to

The standard weight of all the Bullion {illeg}|i|mported from y^{e} 15^{th} of Feb 169$\frac{5}{6}$ till this present Octob. 21 1698 is 126741^{℔wt}. 00^{oz}. 10^{d}. 5^{gr} & the coynage thereof is not yet paid for & {accounts}\& at/ 17^{d}$\frac{1}{2}$ ꝑ lw^{t} amounts to 9241^{l}. 10^{s}. 9^{d}$\frac{1}{2}$ whereof 2112^{l}. 07^{s}. 00^{d}$\frac{1}{2}$ is due to the Melter at 4^{d} ꝑ lw^{t} & 5544^{l}. {illeg}|18|^{s}. 5^{d}$\frac{3}{4}$ {illeg}|to| the Monyer at 10^{d}$\frac{1}{2}$ ꝑ lwt & 132. 0. 5$\frac{1}{4}$ to y^{e} Smith at $\frac{1}{4}$^{d} ꝑ lwt & 1452^{l}. 4^{s}. 10^{d} to the M^{r} & W^{r} at 2^{d}$\frac{3}{4}$ ꝑ lw^{t}.

Due to y^{e} Melter for melting 22747^{lwt}. 10^{oz}. 10^{dwt}, of Plate at 1^{d} ꝑ lw^{t} before Nov 4 96, 94^{l}. 15^{s}. 7 & for melting 24372^{lwt}. 1^{{illeg}|oz|}. 0^{dwt} ꝑ|of| \old money/ a{illeg}|t| three farthings p^{r} lw^{t}, 76^{l}. 3^{s}. 3^{d}. In all due 170^{l}. 1{illeg}|8|. 10.

Due to the Melter for refining 7394^{lwt} of fine silver to make good the worsness of the Plate abovementioned 369^{l}. 14^{s}. 0^{d} & {illeg}|145|2^{lwt} more to the 24^{th} of Iune last for carrying of the silver of Private Importers & about 1100^{℔} more to this present 127^{l}. 12^{s}. 00^{d} in all due 497^{l}. 6^{s}. 0^{d}.

Reserved in the Mint the surplus of the two pences p^{r} oz of of {sic} P|u|blick Importers money {illeg}|63|4{illeg}|6|^{lb}. 0^{s}. 2^{d}$\frac{3}{4}$ out of w^{ch} the charge of to be p^{d} into y^{e} Excheq^{r} abating only about 25^{s} for y^{e} charge {illeg}|o|f y^{e} Tally at 2^{s} p^{r} 1000^{lb} 0^{s} 0^{d} & \for/ the charge o{illeg}|f| the carriage is to be deducted.

Reserved more the surplus of the 2^{d} p^{r} oz of Private Importers m{illeg}|o|ney 997^{℔}. 0^{s}. 1{illeg}|0|$\frac{3}{4}$ w^{ch} is now paid for the coynage of the Gold.

Rec^{d} of M^{r} Hall last spring 2000^{℔} w^{ch} is also paid for y^{e} coynage of the gold

Lately imprest to us 5000^{℔} {illeg}|fo|r paying off private Importers in y^{e} Country & 3000^{℔} more paid by M^{r} Hall whereof 7000^{℔} was paid away & 1000^{℔} remains in the Mint.

Paid for the {illeg}|c|oynage of of Gold till the end of Sept last 3590^{℔}. 0^{s}. 4^{d}$\frac{1}{2}$ part of w^{ch} was the 997^{lb}. 00^{s} 1{illeg}|0|$\frac{3}{4}$ & 2000^{℔} above mentioned.

A copy of the discharge given by M^{r} Hayes to M^{r} Burdikin & M^{r} Walford.

Left in the hands of M^{r} Thomas Burdikin & M^{r} Sam^{l} Walford in the Treasury of the Mint of Exon the Su{illeg}|m|m of {illeg}|f|ourtee{illeg}|n| hundred eighty eight pound six shillings & six pence & I oblige my self to make good the same to be the ballance of the Treasury & secure them f{illeg}|r|om any demand. Exon. 18^{th} Ian. 169$\frac{7}{8}$

Israel Hayes.

Copy of a Memorandum

Enterd in M^{r}. Spicers first Cash-book 31^{st} Decemb^{r}. 1697° by M^{r}. Israel Hayes Comptroler at Exon