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In his own rendition of how the new machine mint was fueled, Abd al-Rahman recognized little difference between the recoining of cash grants of British Indian rupees and the ongoing searches for and seizures of silver from his own subjects that are only thinly veiled in the following quote:
Turning his attention to politics, Dumas was elected a deputy from the department of Nord in 1849; among the proposed laws in which he was interested were various ones treating the recoining of money, stamped paper, forgery of public acts, taxes on salt, sugar, etc. In 1851 he was appointed minister of agriculture and commerce by Louis Napoléon, and after the coup d'etat was made senator.
He excelled all men in recoining the gold of common sense in his own mind.
French _billonner_ or _envoyer au billon_, 'to melt for recoining.'
But the systematic recoining of the tradition was only effected when a firmer stamp had become available than the free ideas of the prophets, the will of God having been formulated in writing.
There is a perpetual refining and recoining of the current wisdom of life and conversation.
This transference of subsidy funds was clearly intended for recoining and was likely distributed to the army for broad circulation. 70 To acquire the necessary raw material for the new machine mints, Abd al-Rahman also employed the British firm of Martin and Company to import un-coined bulk silver bullion from Europe. 71 Whereas the external supply of British Indian rupees and bulk silver had discernible limits, for Abd al-Rahman the domestic sources of British money and other forms of capital were conceptualized as being nearly limitless.
50Abd al-Rahman's recoining drive focused on two silver currencies, the British Indian and Durrani rupee, with the former determining the value of the latter.
54In January 1889, Abd al-Rahman turned his sights on the commercial brokerage arrangements in Qandahar in order to extract cash for recoining in Kabul.
53The measures Abd al-Rahman took to collect silver for recoining in the capital city had important effects on the relationships between Kabul and surrounding markets, districts, and provinces.