Coins and Kings: The Royal Mint at the Tower

Saturday July 6 2013 9:00
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.