Coins and Kings: The Royal Mint at the Tower

Tower of London , Tower Hill Friday August 30 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.


Venue name: Tower of London
Address: Tower Hill
Opening hours: 9am–5.30pm Tue–Sat; 10am–5.30pm Sun–Mon
Transport: Tube: Tower Hill/Tower Gateway DLR
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
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