Offence: Royal Offences > coining offences
Verdict: Guilty; Not Guilty
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Daniel D'Coiner and Catherine D'Coiner his Wife , both French People, Indicted for Clipping 40 Eliz. Shillings, as likewise, divers Half-crowns of K. Charles the First's Coine, and for Coining false Guinneys, half Guinneys, Mill'd Half-Crowns, and Crowns . It was proved against Daniel D'Coiner, that he had confessed he had Coined divers Guinneys, and new pieces of silver, offering the Guinneys at 10s a piece, and false silver at 25s. to the pound, whereupon his Lodgings being searched, several counterfeit Guinneys and pieces imitating Crowns Half-crowns were found with almost all manner of Coining Instruments, and pieces of Metal, which were produced in Court the Prisoners Pleaded Innocence, but the Fact as to Coining being plain against the Husband, both by his own confession and demonstrable proofs, he was found Guilty of the High Treason, but as to his Wife, there being no Witnesses she had a hand in the design, or was assisting her Husband in his unlawful practices, she was acquitted .