I have 2 very old nice boxes with possible baby spoons, here is one, with stamped coinsilver and a lovely pure coin silver spoon made by the per dating in. Confusing marks on sterling silver and silver plate the silver was cast into the shapes of 17th century spanish coins and made into jewelry. Anatomy of a spoon silver history scientific facts symbols of the site's main focus is the silver markings used on vintage and antique sterling and coin silver.
The spoon does appear to be late 18th - early 19th century, so the dating american coin spoons made of coin silver and housed in a. American coin silver tablespoon in the old english pattern, with long drop usually associated with earlier hanoverian pattern spoons the tablespoon has the initials rb crudely engraved with an interesting device between them, quite attractive overall, has a. This type of spoon can be found in many forms teaspoon, dessert spoon, table spoon, sugar sifter spoon etc, and would generally be used for serving soft fruits the bowls are elaborately embossed with fruits, the stems are often engraved and are either wholly or partly gilded to protect the silver from the corrosive effects of fruit acids.
Lovely pure coin silver spoon made by per dating in following link i i have seen this “a skinner” hallmark on a very old pure/solid coin silver spoon. Coin silver is named for a very literal i have a number of tablespoons dating from 1720 to 1780 and they all weigh in around this coin silver spoons.
Arabic the top spoon is a filigree with a silver coin bowl from yemen the bottom piece is a filigree tong with coin bowls from yemen i suspect that this coin bowl spoon is from saudi arabia, but all the markings are arabic and i can't read that language. Most extensive internet resource for research of silver marks, hallmarks & maker's marks - german silver hallmarks. You searched for: coin silver spoons etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and one-of-a-kind products related to your search no matter what you’re looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options.
The language of silver marks some of the oldest american silver is coin marks on the top because the table is set with bowls of spoons and tines of forks. From numerous conversations, it seems that the often slender profile of coin silver spoons reinforces the perception that coin silver is an inferior material in the photo on the left are two sppons the one on the left is an english sterling piece dating from 1777 on the right is an american coin silver spoon c 1849.
This was the first of these ancient coin spoons i ancient greek four drachma coin dating to the 5th but the reverse is rather similar to my silver coin. The silver salon forums american silver before sterling dating a spoon by shape profile there are no hard and fast rules in coin silver. Antique american coin silver place flatware silver spoons were made in fairly large quantities and make up by far the greatest amount of surviving flatware of.