Offence: Royal Offences > coining offences
Verdict: Not Guilty; Guilty
Punishment: Death > respited for pregnancy
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Elisabeth Gardner and Sarah Treley , were both Tryed for High-Treason, in Cutting the Currant Coin of England ; where was found upon them a considerable quantity of Clippings, with Clipt Mony and Melting Pots, and Shears, &c. And a Clipping of a half Crown was found in Gardner's Bosom; &c. Mrs. Treley seem'd much concerned, but there was none that could charge her home: So she Acquitted , and Gardner was found Guilty of High Treason.