A REGENCY SILVER-GILT COIN-SET TANKARD

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A REGENCY SILVER-GILT COIN-SET TANKARD
MAKER'S MARK OF PAUL STORR, LONDON, 1816

Tapering cylindrical, on circular base, the body set overall with antique coins, with leaf-clad spout and tubular scroll handle with laurel, the hinged cover with fluting and ring thumbpiece with guilloche and set with a silver commemorative medal, the obverse with profile of George III and with KING GEORGE III ASCENDED THE BRITISH THRONE, OCT 25 1760. NATIONAL JUBILEE, OCT. 25, 1809., the reverse with a winged figure with allegories of time and with 1760 GEORGE THE III REIGNS 1809 and LONG LIVE THE KING, signed P. WYON. F, the body engraved with a coat-of-arms, crest and motto within an asymmetrical foliate scroll and rocaille cartouche, the cover engraved with an Earl's coronet and a monogram, marked on base and cover and stamped RUNDELL BRIDGE ET RUNDELL AURIFICES REGIS ET PRINCIPIS WALLAE REGENTIS BRITANNIAS LONDINI FECERUNT on base
10in. (25.4cm.) high
(74oz., 2310gr.)

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