28 Mar
28 Mar

Matthew Boulton and the Soho Mint: Copper to Customer by Dr Sue Tungate

Matthew Boulton was a globally important industrialist who introduced innovative minting practices at his Soho Mint. This lecture describes the processes involved, from mining the copper to the delivery of products to the customer.There was a shortage of small change towards the end of the 18thcentury, and Boulton strove to solve this problem, eventually obtaining customers all over Britain, including the British Government. He also made coins for the East India Company, and for Europe, Africa, the West Indies and America. This lecture will be held on zoom.

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Event Address

Erasmus Darwin House
Beacon St
WS13 7AD

Event Times

StartSun 28th Mar @ 4:00pm
EndSun 28th Mar @ 5:00pm

Additional Information

  • This will be an online lecture using Zoom