Silver content of British Silver Coins

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Re: Silver content of British Silver Coins

Post by Winklebury » Wed Apr 20, 2016 6:33 pm

Hello

The percentage is the silver quality, e.g. 92.5% or .925 (over 1,000)

as the coin is about 2.8 grams, multiplied by 0.925 that makes 2.59 grams of pure silver.

As 31.1 grams (of anything) is a troy ounce, 2.59 / 31.1 = 0.08328 troy ounces, not 0.8

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