|Author:||Violet, Thomas, fl. 1634-1662.|
|Title:||A true discovery to the commons of England how they have been cheated of almost all the gold and silver coyn of this nation, which hath been, and is daily transported into forraign parts. And how the people of this nation are, and have been abused by light and clipped English money, and the means shewed for the prevention thereof. Humbly presented to the Parliament of the Common-wealth of England. By Thomas Violet a true lover of his countrey.|
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2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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A true discovery to the commons of England how they have been cheated of almost all the gold and silver coyn of this nation, which hath been, and is daily transported into forraign parts. And how the people of this nation are, and have been abused by light and clipped English money, and the means shewed for the prevention thereof. Humbly presented to the Parliament of the Common-wealth of England. By Thomas Violet a true lover of his countrey.
Violet, Thomas, fl. 1634-1662.
London: printed by W.B. and are to be sold by W. Sherres at the sign of the Bible over against the North door of Pauls, 1650.
|Alternate titles:||True discovery how the Common-wealth of England, have been cheated of their treasure, and means shewed for prevention thereof.|
Caption title on p. 1 reads: A true discovery how the Common-wealth of England, have been cheated of their treasure, and means shewed for prevention thereof.
Item at reel 1877:15 identified as Wing V591 (number cancelled).
Imperfect: Lu copy has pages faded, slightly affecting text.
Imperfect: L copy has torn and severely stained title page; date of publication has been altered in MS. to 1659.
Reproduction of the original in the Goldsmiths' Company Library, University of London (reel 1981), and the British Library (reel 1877).
Precious metals -- England -- Early works to 1800.
Coinage -- England -- Early works to 1800.
Great Britain -- Commerce -- Early works to 1800.
A true discovery how the COMMON-WEALTH OF ENGLAND, Have been cheated of their Treasure, and means shewed for prevention thereof
Hereafter follow the Laws in Holland, Flanders, and France, for the regulating their Bullion and Money.
Placcaet & Ordinance. Concerning the general course and regu∣lati•g of the Mints a•d Moneys, as also concerning the Exchange and Ex∣changers, R•finers, Gold-Smiths, and others in the Ʋnited Provinces, 1586.
Placcaet and Ordinance for Flanders at Antwerp, the fourth of October, 1585.
In an Ordinance & Placcaet for the generall Regulating of the Mint, published at Brussel, the 18 of March, 1633. is inserted.
In an Ordinance and Placcaet for the Regulating of the Mint; Published in Brussels the last day of May, 1644. is inserted.
In a Declaration of the King of France, for the Regulating of the new price set upon the Light and Clipt Species of Money: likewise for the observation of the prices of Gold and Silver imployed for the Gold-smiths work. It is also expresly forbidden to melt the Money, and to Transport them or other materials of Gold and Silver out of the said Kingdom, Printed at Paris 30th of October. 1640.
FOLIO 8, 9.