The Royal Mint Records for the 1858 Issue

1858 One Thirteenth of a Shilling
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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 Initial Request for 1858 Coinage
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The Initial Request for 1858 Coinage (Continued)
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Order in Council
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Order in Council (Continued)
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Order in Council (Continued)
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Treasury Letter
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Sanctioned Letter continued
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Royal Mint's Cost Estimate
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Request for Coinage Reduction
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