Help with egyptian hallmark

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panatha
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Help with egyptian hallmark

Postby panatha » Sat Jan 09, 2021 5:02 am

Hello! Please, help identify this hallmark, I am assuming it is egyptian. Any info would be much appreciated.

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Re: Help with egyptian hallmark

Postby oel » Sat Jan 09, 2021 12:40 pm

Yes Egyptian it is. Silver fineneness ٩٠٠ or 90/000 or 90% pure silver, assay office Cairo. Lotus flower, Egypt's national country hallmark for silver used 1946-2005. Year letter used during October 1989- September 1990.

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Re: Help with egyptian hallmark

Postby AG2012 » Sat Jan 09, 2021 12:53 pm

Cairo, Egypt, fineness .900 (90% silver in the alloy).
Date letter more likely 1989, although the first time this letter appeared was 1942.
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Re: Help with egyptian hallmark

Postby oel » Sat Jan 09, 2021 1:43 pm

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During 1942 a different year letter was used November 1941 till May 1943.
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The year letter for October 1989 till September 1990
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Gratitude World Hallmarks Volume II, Hallmark Research Institute Asia, Middle East, Africa

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Re: Help with egyptian hallmark

Postby panatha » Sun Jan 10, 2021 2:27 am

Thank you all for the info


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