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An alloy of silver with copper to produce a metal hard enough to be workable. In Great Britain, the legal standard (Sterling Silver) is 92,5% silver (fineness of 0,925), but for Britannia silver (no longer made) it was 95,84%. The standard in the United States is 92,1%.
From: An Illustrated Dictionary of Jewelry, autor: Harold Newman, publishers: Thames and Hudson