Portrait of King Charles II, by John Riley

Proclamation of Charles II, 1674: prohibiting farthings, half-pence, or pence of brass with private stamps

Proclamation of Charles II, issued 5th December 1674 Enjoining the Prosecution of Persons making or uttering farthings, half-pence, or pence of brass with private stamps   By the King. A Proclamation enjoining the prosecution of all such persons as shall make or utter any farthings, half-pence, or pence of brass, or utter base metals with…