HC Deb 30 May 1864 vol 175 c802

said, he wished to ask the Secretary to the Treasury, Whether the Mint are taking any measures to remedy the present deficiency in the supply of silver coin?


said, in reply, that the Mint had lately been so much occupied by the demand for gold coinage, that some delay had been experienced in the silver coinage, but he hoped that in a very short time the supply of the silver coinage would be equal to the demand.