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Dublin Gazette (Newspaper) - August 30, 1837, Dublin, Dublin The Dublin From TUESDAY 4uguftthe to SATURDAY September tke 1 fttd Council of I R E L A N A ftr Regulating tbe of the Gold Coins Current in tbv WHEREAS His Majefty has been pleafed to Signify His Royal chat a fcould JiTue for Regulating the Gold Current in this imlfor that Purpofe His Order to bearing Date at His Court at the Day of One ThMtaftSefm Hundttd and Thirty Bitted to fetting Whereas the Lord Lieutenant and Council of this have Renreiented to His That there is a great Scarcity of Silver Coin it this Occafidned by Perfect being tempted to cacry it out 01 this Kingdom to mate an Advantage tberedfi And chat the Pare of the Gold Coin Currant is in the Two larger One of which Faffing Jor Four tod the Other for Forty great Jncooveniencies and Dif ficulties daily arife in the Obtaining Change for the fame And tbt there being a Difproportion Between the Value of the laid Large and the Lefor Pieces of Foreign Gold to the Atontageof the the fame hasOccafioned likewifc a Pieces oi Gold by Means great Diftrcfs ha been brought upon the and particularly the Linnen Marufaftuw of this and alfo upon His Majefty Forces here And tbereiore humbly Prayed Gold both Eialib and Current might be Rated at the SiWerthey ufually Pafs for in with foii Advantage to the tfeetords CommiffiSiers of His Treafary 1 he French Louis dOr of the New Weighing Fire Pennyweights Five at Ons Pound Two Louis d0f Weighing Two Pennyweight Fourteen Grains and aft Half at Eleven The Fruub Career Louis dOr of the New proporti Weighing One fennyweight Seven Grains and a The Piece of New Weighing Eighteen Ten ami an 1 hree Pounds Seventeen atd Eight The Pieesrof New Gold Coin Weighing Pen nywetgfct Grains and a at One Pound Eigh teen ShilUiigs and Ten B The Piece ot New Gold Coin of Weighing Four Pennyweight tourteen Grains and an it Nineteen The Piece of New Gold Coin Weighing Two Pernynefgbt SevenGraitfs and a at Nine Shillings and Ten B ThePiece ot NewGold Coin of Weighing Penny weight Three Grains and an at Four SbilJIna and Eleven And in Cafe any of the aforefaid Pieces of Foreign Gold fhatl ott heir refpecie Weights herein then Allowance is to be Two Pence for each One Penny lor HaJf a and cow Halfpenny far One Quarter of a Grain fo wanting in airy Piece rf faid Foeeign Gold and fo r every greater Wane of Weight in tbe ftid Pieces Defca of Weigbris be Supplied tbe Weight as afereraiflL ttd of Weicht fo L 11 k That the following pieces of Gold Coin Current in whch he think fit to tits Do Pafs in Payment within this at the 1C ls hereby That the Wetghtsnow bUfe in this Rates herein after refpealvely and that a Proclamation Kn1Tm are Agreeable to the 5tandaid remaining with the Clerk of the the Cfcief Baron of his Majeftys Court of and the Receiver General of this and except as herein after is foaBCoiitimie to be Ufed for Weighing the feveral 5onsof Coin as And for the better Afcertaimng the Weight of the faid Coin His Majefty as otherwife as Current Money Behave Direded One Weight cf Half a and One Weight s at the feveral Rates herein after refpeaiyelK j tO by IPiUUm and none that is to r the City oi Mailer and tliac tbe The at One Pound Two Shillings and Nine dlards Weights Lodged where the Standards oi the o And all other Pieces ot the Species in ther In Ufs are kePr to che end The Weighing Six Pennyweight Twenty two ttifterences that ihall happen about the faid may at One Pound Nine Shillings snd Three Determined or The Half Weighing Three Eleven And in Cafe any Perfon or Perfons fhalJ either Payor Receive i anw nr fha lit A nn at Fourteen Shillings and Eight IbcQuarter Weighing One Pennyweight Seventeen Grains and an at Seven Shillings and Four he Quadruple Piftole of or Weighing Jeen PennyWeight Eight at Three Pounds Thirteen Double Piflole or the Doubloon XMVS 10 m y lAJVIlb HJiJ at lUC after and that a Proclamation ttW be Iflued to that We therefore the Lords Juftices and in Obedience to fdtd Do by this Our Proclamation Publifh That the feveral Pieces of Gold Coin herein after hall trom and after the Tenth Day of September next anl be Accepted in all Receipts and as well to from within this fald Colfls bX Weights than fuch as ft a I be to thc they are to be Proceeded againft to Law Ufers of Falfc and Unlawfiil Arnd We do hereby ftriAly Charge That no Perfon the faid William AT do prefame to fytni or Frsac Double Plflole of or the Doubloon or Sel1 uanX of the Money be fjfed in this or Double Louis Weighing Eight Penny weight for the upon Pain of being Proceeded anainft teen at One Pound Sixteen Shillins and Six wlth the Gtven ai Council CBamber in T TventjNintb Day of Dublm Theo John Roger Tho Wrn GOD Save ths I N teen at One Pound Sixteen Shillings and Six 1 he Spwfi or French Piftole of Weighing Four Penny weight tight at Eighteen Shillings and Three Jae Sfaniffi or freneb Halt Piftole of Weighing Two weigbj Four at Nire Shillings and Two Spanijb or French Quarter Piftole of Weighing One ighc at Four Shillings and f Wf jV ;