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Tables Shewing the Legally Appointed Weight of British Gold and Silver Coin Manufactured Pursuant to Mint Indenture, dated 6th February 1817, and the remedy as to weight allowed thereon; constructed for the use of goldsmiths composing the Jury of the Pyx by  Goldsmith  James H. - First Edition - 1847 - from Christopher Baron and Biblio.com

Tables Shewing the Legally Appointed Weight of British Gold and Silver Coin Manufactured Pursuant to Mint Indenture, dated 6th February 1817, and the remedy as to weight allowed thereon; constructed for the use of goldsmiths composing the Jury of the Pyx

by Watherston, James H., Goldsmith

Condition: Almost Fine/No d/w


16, Henrietta Street, Covent Garden [ London ]: Privately Published, 1847 Hardback, 130mm x 205mm tall (5" x 8" approx.). 48pp. Almost fine, in the original blind-decorated, green cloth-covered boards. The title continues: "..with Considerations on the Remedy as to Fineness, and suggestions for altering the same. Dedicated to the Wardens of the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths". An important and most uncommon work (written at a time when our money was still worth something!). First Edition. Cloth. Almost Fine/No d/w.


  • Bookseller: Christopher Baron GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 005666
  • Title: Tables Shewing the Legally Appointed Weight of British Gold and Silver Coin Manufactured Pursuant to Mint Indenture, dated 6th February 1817, and the remedy as to weight allowed thereon; constructed for the use of goldsmiths composing the Jury of the Pyx
  • Author: Watherston, James H., Goldsmith
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Almost Fine
  • Jacket condition: No d/w
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Privately Published
  • Place: 16, Henrietta Street, Covent Garden [ London ]
  • Date published: 1847
  • Keywords: Noisbn Gold Silver Specie Bullion Pyx Conversion Tables Weight Weights Measure Measures Metallurgy Metrology Measuring Coin of the Realm Exchange Commerce Goldsmiths Mint Minting Assay Assaying Assayer British English England History Fraud Economics
  • Bookseller catalogs: Commerce and Commodities; History and Politics; Weights and Measures; Geology and Mining; Antiques and Collectibles;

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