The Royal Mint Records for the 1861 Issue
|1861 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 total cost of production of the 1861 coinage was £591/2/11.
|The Initial Request for 1861 Coinage|
|The Initial Request for 1861 Coinage (Continued)|
|Royal Mint's Request the Heaton Mint for Copper Blanks|
|Heaton's Response (Continued)|
|Royal Mint's Request for Authorization to Purchase Copper|
|Statement for Coinage Cost of the 1861 Issue|
|Statement for Coinage Cost of the 1861 Issue (Continued)|
|Final Payment for Coinage Cost|