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Pyx Teialofthe

Pyx, Teial of the, an annual trial held at Goldsmiths' Hall to test by weight and assay the quality of the gold and silver coins issued from the Mint during the -previous year. The pyx is the box in which the specimen coins reserved for trial are kept. The verdict is delivered by a jury of goldsmiths headed by the King's Remembrancer.