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Size 15 sterling silver thimble made by Henry Griffith & Sons of Leamington Spa to commemorate the accession and coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in 1952/53. Daisy pattern top and reeded lower border with the letters ER (for Elizabeth Regina) separated by a representation of the Coronation Crown.
Clear hallmarks on the flat turn over rim: 15 (the size), H.G&S (for Henry Griffith & Sons), the Birmingham Assay Office anchor mark, the lion passant for sterling silver, the date letter script "C" for 1952 and the special Queen's Head mark. In excellent condition - in round and free of holes, dents, damage and repairs. Nice crisp detail. It looks unused. Height approx. 2.1 cm; internal base diameter approx 1.6 cm; weight 5.1 grams.
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Queen Elizabeth Ii Sterling Silver Coronation Thimble, Birmingham 1952: $77