Pre-Decimal Silver

Of all the Pre-Decimal Coin’s which has a Silver content, & which Coin’s pretends…

Sterling Silver .925

.925 sliver

In the reign of good Queen Bess it was decided that from 1582, British silver coins would be  composed of .925 fine silver… that means the coin is then made up of . 925 parts silver per 1000 parts of material, with the remaining balance being copper. resulting in a standard silver product renowned worldwide whether it is coins or artefacts as sterling silver, this .925 standard was maintained for coinage until 1919, whilst all coins issued prior to 1582 had various amounts of silver due to the economy of the time… READ MORE HERE;

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