Gold dating letter
Rare Gold and Silver Hallmarks Hallmarks used for events, dates or hallmarks that are no longer made.
Understanding British Hallmarks The 8 hallmarks that guarantee the quality and value on UK Assayed products.
Whilst every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy, we offer no guarantees.
This project is ongoing and it is acknowledged that there may be errors / omissions.
For the purposes of explaining the various marks, we’ll use this ring.
The first mark we see is the makers mark, telling us who manufactured the item (in this instance, H Samuel).
For example 750 parts per 1000 by weight is equivalent to the old 18 carat gold standard.
These markings will be pretty small, so you'll need a magnifying glass to see them properly!
Note: The following gold hallmarking identification wizard is supplied without warranty.
The next mark we see is a Crown or Gold Standard Mark.
This was first introduced in 1798 and can now been seen on all UK hallmarked gold that’s 9, 14 18 and 22ct.