Offence: Royal Offences > coining offences
Punishment: Death > burning
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Arrabella Reeves , was indicted for High Treason, in Coining 20 false pieces of Counterfiet Mony. viz. Sixpences . The Evidence for the King, deposed, that She was taken in the very Act in her Chamber, with the Mettal boiling on the Fire, and a Mould in her Hand, with a Sixpenny piece in it; and several other false pieces of Mony were found in her custody, all which were produced in Court as a further Evidence against her. The Prisoner denyed every thing at her Tryal, and said that She found the Mould: But the Evidence being so strong against her, and being noted to have been an old Offender, She was found Guilty of the said High Treason.