The Royal Mint Records for the 1851 Issue

Reviewing the following Royal Mint correspondence we learn that a nominal value of £1000 of coins were minted -- 173,333 of 1/13th of a shilling and 173,333 of 1/26th of a shilling. The total cost of production of the 1851 coinage was £551/13/8.

The Initial Request for 1851 Coinage

The Treasury's Response to the Initial Request

The Treasury's Response to the Initial Reques (Continued)
A Request to the Heaton Mint

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Letter Inquiring when Production can Start

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Amount Due

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