Coins and Kings: The Royal Mint at the Tower

Tower of London, Tower Bridge Sunday May 26 2013 10:00
This new permanent display examines six key moments from the history of the Royal Mint, including Isaac Newton's efforts to rid London of counterfeiters when he was Warden of the Mint. Other stories told include Edward I's harsh punishments for people who tampered with his coins, Elizabeth I's restoration of the coinage and Charles II's rejection of Commonwealth money.
Venue name: Tower of London
Contact:
Address: Tower Hill
London
EC3N 4AB
Transport: Tube: Tower Hill; DLR: Tower Gateway
Event phone: 0844 482 7777, bookings 020 7492 1561