Antique Sterling Silver Sovereign Case Pendant on Silver Chain

Antique Sterling Silver Sovereign Case Pendant on Silver Chain

Regular price R 2,750

Antique Sterling Silver Sovereign Case Pendant on Silver Chain
 
The antique, sterling silver pendant is in the form of a sovereign case with a hinged ring bale. The sovereign case has a lid and back with engraved decoration and the lid has a vacant cartouche. The sovereign holder inside is sprung. The case is opened by pushing a sprung button. The chain is later than the pendant and is in the form of a long curb chain.
 
The sovereign case is marked is marked inside the lid with the maker’s mark “S&B” and has the hallmark for Birmingham; the lion passant sterling silver mark; and the date letter “h” for 1907. The coin holder has the same sterling and date letter mark. The ring bale has a sterling mark. The chain is marked “925”.
 
Weight                                    24.1g (chain 8.1g; sovereign case 16.0g)
Age                                         1907 with later chain
Dimensions                             Chain - circa 70cm long; 2.5mm wide
                                                Pendant – 47mm long with bale;
                                                 31mm diameter x 15.5mm thick holder
Origin                                      England
Condition                                Very good, slight dents in holder
Stock Code                             BG367/8