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Mr. Peyton presented to the House, pursuant to the Address to her Majesty, an Account of the Deficiency of the Money produced by the Coinage of Plate brought in upon the Lottery Act for 1711, after the 14th Day of May 1711: And also,

An Account of what is due to the Moneyers for re-coining the Money of Scotland, and their Charges incident thereunto:

  • And the Titles of the said Accounts were read.
  • The said Accounts are as follow; viz.
Gross Weight received. Price allowed. Standard Weight. Monies produced.
oz.d.wt. £.s.d. lb.oz.d.wt.gr. £.s.d.
Plate of the old Standard, received after the 14th Day of May 1711, at 5s. 5d. per Ounce – – – – – – } 58,5885 15,86713 4,6847011 14,53856
Plate of the new Standard, received after the same 14th Day of May, at 5s. 8 d. per Ounce – – – – – – } 25,6080 7,25512 2,2081315 6,85197
Standard of uncertain Plate, received after the same Day, at 5s. 6d. per Ounce } 17,09512 4,70162 1,4247129 4,418184
Silver got out of the Sweep of the said Plate — } 10063
Totals — — — — — 101,28117 27,824112 8,31731611 25,908198
Deficiency — — — — — — — — — — — — — £ 1,915116
Mint Office,
12 December 1711.
Cra. Peyton,
Is. Newton,
E. Phelipps.

An ACCOUNT of what is due to the Moneyers for re-coining the Monies of Scotland, and their Charges incident thereunto.

The Silver Monies coined at Edinburgh by the Moneyers were, in Weight, 103,346 lb. wt.; and the Coinage thereof, at 9d. per Pound Weight, allowed to them by her Majesty's Warrant of the 12th of July 1707, amounted unto the Sum of £. 3,875. 9s. 6d.: Whereof, they have received of

£ s. d.
Mr. Allardes, the late Master and Worker of her Majesty's Mint at Edinburgh, the Sum of £1,429. 6s. 2412d.; and there remains due to them the Sum of — — — — — — — 2,446 3 312
More due to them, by the same Warrant, for the Charges of the Journies of Five Moneyers to Edinburgh, and Four of them back, after the Rate of Eight Pounds per Journey — — — 72
More due to them, by the same Warrant, for an Allowance of 3s. per diem each, when there was not One thousand Pound Weight coined in One Week — — — — — — — 182 2
Total — — — £. 2,700 5 312
Mint Office,
December the 12th, 1711.
Cra. Peyton,
Is. Newton,
E. Phelipps.

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