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Silver stamped ".925 FAS" is made of 92.5 percent silver, and the remaining 7.5 percent can include a combination of other alloy metals. These other metals may include copper, nickel or zinc.

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"Italy" denotes the country of origin, and "925" indicates silver at 92.5 percent purity, which is sterling silver. 92.5 percent purity means that the piece is comprised of 92.5 percent silver by mass and 7.5 percent of ...

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The average value of sterling silver .925 changes by the hour and day. The best way to determine the current price is to view live spot prices of different metals. As of October 28, 2015, the price for an ounce of sterli...

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SIMILAR ARTICLES

Sterling silver is made of 92.5 percent pure silver and 7.5 percent of another metal. The other metal that is added to silver is typically copper, but zinc, platinum and germanium are also used in making sterling silver.

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Legally, in the United States, if an item contains 92.5 percent real silver, it is marked as sterling silver. Real silver is also indicated by a .925 marking. To determine if an International Silver Co. dish is sterling ...

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As of August 2015, precious metals retailers such as Apmex, Provident Metals and CMI Gold & Silver sell silver coins dated 1964 and earlier. These coins, usually called 90 percent silver or junk silver, typically come in...

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Sterling silver is an alloy of metals that are not magnetic, and so it does not typically react when exposed to a magnet. Sterling silver's components may become magnetized when placed in a magnetic field but not to the ...

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