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The System of the World - Book 8: Chapter 30 Summary & Analysis

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Book 8: Chapter 30 Summary

Sir Isaac Newton's house on St. Martin, Oct. 28, 1714

Threader arrives at Sir Isaac's house and is greeted by Daniel, who informs him that Sir Isaac is ill and at Catherine's place. Threader is an adversary to the master of the mint and has been selected by a jury of the citizens. Daniel and Threader melt Daniel's Solomonic gold ring and cast a new gold guinea, which they cut into small pieces and weigh.

Book 8: Chapter 30 Analysis

Daniel is conspiring to influence the trial of the Pyx. He reminds Threader that he holds signed affidavits that describe Threader's involvement in the counterfeiting of English currency. Daniel has plans for the trial and they are sure to involve this newly minted coin.

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