Gold Hallmarks – The Assay Office Hallmarks

The City Hallmarks

When assesing gold for hallmarks, look for the city mark first as its normally the easiest starting point.

The city marks are represented by icons for the main cities of London, Birmingham, Sheffield & Edinburgh

The assay office marks – from left to right,

London is represented by the head of a leopard,

Birmingham, although landlocked has a distinctive anchor mark,

Sheffield – being south Yorkshire has the white rose,

and Edinburgh gold bears the mark of the prominent castle .