The obverse of the coin can be seen from the bottom of the tastevin surrounded by repousse grapes and leaves designed to create reflections in the wine to better judge its color and clarity. Coiled snake handle is a nod to Dionysus, the God of Wine. Hallmarked with the French Minerve 1st standard mark, in use from 1838, which depicts the goddess Minerva with a number 1 beside her denoting a silver content of. 950/1000 95% silver and higher than the standard.
In overall good antique condition with general wear commensurate with age and use. Measures 4 1/8" length x 3 1/8" width x 1/8 height. Welcome to the Antique Boutique. Our aim is to provide you with a wide selection of quality antiques and collectibles.
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This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (. The seller is "micflsun" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.