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Dr. Anil Shukla
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Hi friends,

Can anyone tell me that, what is Silver percentage in King George V Half Rupee Coin ?

December 10, 2011 at 12:16 PM Flag Quote & Reply

cranko
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.917 of the metal content

December 10, 2011 at 12:35 PM Flag Quote & Reply

Dr. Anil Shukla
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means less then 1 % or 90 %....

December 10, 2011 at 12:41 PM Flag Quote & Reply

cranko
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cranko at December 10, 2011 at 12:35 PM

.917 of the metal content

this would mean based on 10 grams for example that 9.17 grams are silver 

December 10, 2011 at 2:00 PM Flag Quote & Reply

Dr. Anil Shukla
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ok thanks....

cranko.:)

December 11, 2011 at 1:31 AM Flag Quote & Reply

cranko
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Dr. Anil Shukla at December 11, 2011 at 1:31 AM

ok thanks....

cranko.:)

anytime. you are welcome, and thanks for the question. 

December 11, 2011 at 2:08 PM Flag Quote & Reply

broken compass
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1 Troy Oz = 31 grams

                                          Grams Oz

.9170 Fine 1/4 Rupee 2.6691 0.0861

.9170 Fine 1/2 Rupee 5.3289 0.1719

.9170 Fine 1 Rupee 10.6547 0.3437

.5000 Fine 1/4 Rupee 1.4539 0.0469

.5000 Fine 1/2 Rupee 0.25009467 0.0937

.5000 Fine 1 Rupee 0.99863586 0.1874


December 12, 2011 at 1:38 AM Flag Quote & Reply

Harry
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To elaborate on brokencompass's post, King Geroge V rupee specs are:

.9170 fine, 0.3437 oz  ASW 

This means that the coin is 91.7% silver and the Acutal Silver Weight (ASW) is 0.3437 oz.

December 12, 2011 at 12:24 PM Flag Quote & Reply

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