advantage given to the State in recompence of the charge of
Coynage, and in Acknowledgement of the Soveraignty, which hath
with it likewise this necessary use, that it makes the Money so
much the less valuable to him that either would transport it into
forrein parts, or melt it, and consequently retaineth the Money
so much the better within its proper limits and natural form.
Of the Forms of the Money anciently and now in use
It follows in the next place to be Considered, by what