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Sterling Silver Coasters - Vintage Elizabeth II (1979)

An exceptional, fine and impressive, collectable pair of vintage Elizabeth II English sterling silver coasters made by Gerlad Benney; an addition to our range of collectable wine and drink related silverware

SKU: A1222

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These exceptional vintage Elizabeth II sterling silver coasters have a circular rounded form.

The surface of each coaster is embellished with a Benney Bark finish, a hammered naturalistic texture, with a plain band to the rim.

The convex domed interior of the coasters are plain and unembellished.

The subtly concave underside of each coaster is encircled with the contemporary engraved inscription 'To Roy Nash from his colleagues on IASC, June 1979'*.

These impressive vintage silver wine coasters were crafted by the renowned and highly collectable silversmith Gerald Benney in 1974**.

* Roy C. Nash, now a partner at Arthur Young & Company, is the former secretary of the I.A.S.C (International Accounting Standards Committee).

** Adrian Gerald Sallis Benney was granted a Royal Warrant in 1974 by the Queen of England, Elizabeth II as goldsmith and silversmith. He obtained further Royal Warrants in 1975 from Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh and Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother. Five years later he gained another warrant from Prince of Wales, Price Charles.

View our full range of wine and drinks related silverware at AC Silver

Date: 1979


These vintage silver coasters are an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

The decoration is very sharp.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of each coaster are all very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these pieces of vintage silverware.


Diameter of rim 10.3cm/4.1"

Height 3cm/1.2"

Total Weight

10.5 troy ounces/325g

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