Aug. 12, 1709

“Coin-Edict” issued by George I (‘Georg Ludewig’) [Present-day Germany; Electorate of Brunswick-Lüneburg]: “We, Georg Ludewig, Duke of Brunswick and Lüneburg by the grace of God, […declare herewith … ] that all local and foreign Jews are reminded and warned in all seriousness to completely and refrain from exchanging Our good coins (‘Unsere Müntz-Sorten’) against foreign, lower-quality coins and to no longer engage in this kind of harmful exchange in the future […] those who violate this order are not only to have their coins confiscated […] not only to be fined, but depending on the circumstances, they are to be given prison-time, a beating, and expelled from the land. […]”
Continuatio Verwichenen 1716ten Jahrs im Druck herausgekommen zu den hiesigen Kantzley- und Policey-Ordnung gehörigen Supplementi, (Constitution of this past year 1716 which were published regarding the current chancellery and police ordinances and all supplemented laws relating to these.) Celle; 1719; Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 10/29/2019