Online Encyclopedia of Silver Marks, Hallmarks & Makers' Marks
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World Hallmarks Overview
Index of Nations

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Australian Hallmarks

Australian Silver Marks


late 19th & 20th Century

Silver standard indicated by "Sterling Silver" or any combination of abbreviations. Usually accompanied by an initial maker's mark, sometimes with pseudomarks.
Austro-Hungarian Hallmarks Austria-Hungary

left ~ 18th Cent. The 13 indicates silver purity, 13/16 lothig or .813, year 1753

right ~ 19th Cent. until 1866. The letter at top indicates town, A = Vienna, year 1857
Austrian Hallmarks Austria-Hungary

Austro-Hungarian Hallmarks
Austrian Silver Marks

Austrian Hallmarks

Austrian Hallmarks
after 1922
Belgian HallmarksBelgian Silver Marks

Belgium HallmarksBelgium Silver Marks

Belgique Poincons

top left ~ 1831 - 1868, Second standard mark for .800 silver. First standard mark was a Lyre.

top right & center row ~ 1868 - 1942, Unofficial Standard marks, hallmarking was not compulsory. Official standard marks were A1 for .900 and A2for .800, both in a Gothic font.

bottom ~ from 1942 - Standard mark, must be accompanied by a makers mark in barrel form lozenge.
Canadian Hallmarks Silver Canada
from 1946

925 standard minimum, usually with "Sterling" or "Silver" and a maker's mark.

Canadian Makers' Marks
Chinese silver marks China

Chinese Export
Silver Marks
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Austrian Hallmarks
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Danish Hallmarks
David-Andersen Marks
Dutch Hallmarks
Finnish Hallmarks & Makers
French Hallmarks & Makers
Georg Jensen Marks
German Hallmarks
Italian Marks from 1872
Mexican Marks & Makers
Norwegian Makers
Russian Hallmarks
Swedish Hallmarks
Yogya Silver
Silverplate Trademarks

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