Published by HMSO, London, 1950. 78th annual report of the Deputy Master and Comptroller. PB. iv + 87 pages. A lot of interesting statistics. 150 x 244mm. Spine and part of cover sunned, the top and fore edge of pages lightly tanned, otherwise internally very good and clean.
Prosecutions under the Coinage and Hall Marking Acts. Important for the Proclamation of the new designs for the coinage. Assays of Cupro-nickel Alloys: determination of copper, and determination of Nickel. Seals. Military and Service medals - numbers of orders, etc., manufactured for Britain and the Commonwealth. Maundy money. Details of dominion, colonial and foreign coin produced, Coins struck, coins melted, stamp plates, etc. Reports of the Melbourne, and Perth Mints. The trial of the pyx. Details of medals (commemorative) struck during the year. London monthly silver prices. And much more besides. Fascinating stuff for the serious researcher.