Notes on the Coining Processes for Royal Mint Apprentices
Notes on the Coining Processes for Royal Mint Apprentices was written in 1952 by P.H. Pettiford, Superintendent of the Royal Mint Operative Department. It sets out comprehensive notes on coining processes to assist Engineer Apprentices at Tower Hill and was intended to continue the Royal Mint’s tradition of high standards of workmanship and of improving methods of production. By providing a detailed account of production practices, it represents a fascinating primary source of reference for those with an interest in the history of engineering in general and also for those with a specific interest in how coins and medals were made at the time.