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.
Coins and Kings: The Royal Mint at the Tower
|Venue name:||Tower of London||Contact:|
|Opening hours:||Mar-Oct Tue-Sat 9am-5.30pm; Sun & Mon 10am-5.30pm. Nov-Feb Tue-Sat 9am-4.30pm; Sun & Mon 10am-4pm|
|Transport:||Tube: Tower Hill; DLR: Tower Gateway|
|Price:||£19, £16 concs, £9.50 under-16s, under-fives free, £50 family ticket (2 adults, 3 children) (include|
|Event phone:||0844 482 7777, bookings 020 7492 1561|