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The Opening of the Trial of the Pyx 2018

Approximately 25,000 coins produced by the Royal Mint in 2017 were counted and scrutinised today by a jury at Goldsmiths’ Hall in the City of London, as the Trial of the Pyx 2018 opened.

Date Published: 30 January 2018

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Annual UK Hallmarking Figures for 2017

The total number of articles sent for hallmarking at all UK offices in 2017 fell by 4.3% to 9,335,765. 

Platinum, gold and palladium saw a decline in the quantity of articles hallmarked, but silver saw an increase.

Date Published: 08 January 2018

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2018 Date Letter

Happy New Year from all of us at The Assay Office. 2018 date letter is lowercase t!

Date Published: 01 January 2018

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