14 June 2006
A GEORGE VI SILVER CORONATION BEAKER
MARK OF LIONEL ALFRED CRICHTON, LONDON, 1937
Tapering cylindrical with a reeded base, engraved with the initials 'GVIR' below the date '12th May 1937' and with an inscription, marked under base, further stamped 'Crichton Bros 22 Old Bond St London'
3½ in. (9 cm.) high
5 oz. (155 gr.)
The initials are those of H.M. King George VI.
The inscription reads 'Here's a health unto His Majesty.'
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Produced to commemorate the coronation of King George VI on 12 May 1937.
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