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The Assay Office Private Silver Collection - James Watt Bicentenary

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Assay Office Birmingham

Icknield Street

Birmingham

B18 6RZ

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James Watt was one of the first Wardens of the Birmingham Assay Office, established in 1773. To celebrate Watt 2019 The Assay Office is opening the doors to its important private collections. Curator Craig O Donnell will deliver a brief talk before inviting visitors to view the impressive array of silver coins and medals from the Soho Mint.

Private Assay Office ledgers and books not normally accessible will also be on display.

For more information please visit jameswatt2019.org.

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11.00am: Arrival – tea, coffee & biscuits in the impressive Assay Office Foyer

11.15am: Introduction to the Silver Collection from Craig O Donnell

11.35am: Time to browse the Silver Collection and selected archive material at your leisure

12.00pm: Visit ends

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