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Handcrafted Coin Chess Set

Unique chess set, handcrafted in 2012 from 212 antique and vintage pre-decimal coins, dating from 1896 to 1967. The teams are identified as the Saxe-Coburgs (reign of Victoria and Edward VII), and the Windsors (reign of George Vi and Elizabeth II). The set comes in a presentation case with a label inside the lid identifying the craftsman who produced the chess set and other relevant information (see photos).  The chess set has been paired with a beautiful early 20th Century folding wooden chess board with inlaid detail.