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Royal Mint Pretoria Silver Caddy Spoon     Order Form     Request more information
Reference: S1652
Period: George V
Year: 1923
Silversmith: Royal Mint Pretoria
Place: Pretoria
Price: $ 330.00
Weight: 27 grams
Dimensions: 9.4 cm
Condition: Excellent.

Description: A sterling silver caddy spoon, with the engraved crest of the Royal Mint of Pretoria. The spoon is good quality, a pleasing weight and the crest is very clear. The Royal Mint of Pretoria was opened in 1923 as a branch of the Royal Mint of London. It broke ties with London in 1941, becoming the South African Mint. The Royal Mint of Pretoria branch was one of 6 Royal Mint branches, the others in Canada (Ottawa), Australia (Sydney, Melbourne and Perth) and India (Bombay). The Pretoria Mint produced British gold sovereigns between 1923 and 1932, these carry the SA mint mark. The caddy spoon hallmarks are clear, being 925, silver and RMP makers mark. We assume the spoon was made in 1923 to commemorate the opening of the Mint. This matches item S1362, which we have already sold.
Royal Mint Pretoria Silver Caddy Spoon
Royal Mint Pretoria silver caddy spoon

Royal Mint Pretoria Silver Caddy Spoon
Royal Mint Pretoria

Royal Mint Pretoria Silver Caddy Spoon
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Royal Mint Pretoria Silver Caddy Spoon
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