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Silver ingot hallmark help

Hi, i hope this is the right place to post this. Anyhow, ive got a silver ingot with 5 hallmarks on. Ive managed to find out what some are. I’ve read several conflicting websites now, and i came across this forum so i hope you can help me.

I would be highly greatful if someone could tell me what each hallmark represents, with a bit of info so i know for future reference. I believe the rose denotes sheffield, and the queens head may have something to do with the silver jubilee, but im not sure.

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Many thanks in advance.

From the top:

  • SSLtd is the maker’s (or sponsor’s) mark, in this case Sterling Silverware Ltd
  • The rose is the town mark for Sheffield (since 1975 - prior to that the Sheffield mark was a crown)
  • Lion passant is the silver standard mark for sterling silver
  • C is the date letter for 1977
  • Queen’s head is a special commemorative mark for the Queen’s silver jubilee: 25 years on the throne. This was only used in 1977 and was not mandatory.

Thank you. Much appreciated :slight_smile: