Cairo, Egypt - date letter

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Cairo, Egypt - date letter

Postby sebastian4743 » Mon Oct 28, 2019 10:43 am

Could someone please identify this date code?

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I have tried but many links are not wrking. Thank you!

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Re: Cairo, Egypt - date letter

Postby sebastian4743 » Mon Oct 28, 2019 11:15 am

And here another picture of the mars of the same object:

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Re: Cairo, Egypt - date letter

Postby oel » Sun Nov 10, 2019 11:25 am

Left to right, mark used 1947 to date
1.) Fineness 900/000, assay office Cairo. 2.) Egypt's national country hallmark for silver, the Lotus flower blossom used 1946-2005
3.) Year-date letter used June 1986- October 1989


Peter.

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Re: Cairo, Egypt - date letter

Postby sebastian4743 » Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:30 am

Thank you Peter. Do you have a good source for dating Egyptian silver? I have came across different sources. One ends on 1982 and the other one is inactive (Egyptian government site).

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Re: Cairo, Egypt - date letter

Postby oel » Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:49 am

Yes, I should have mentioned my source.
Source: World Hallmarks Volume II, Asia, Middle East, Africa.
Niklewicz Matula Whetstone
Hallmark Research Institute

Peter.


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