Comparing Silver Hardnesses

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Comparing Silver Hardnesses
  Vickers Hardness (dph)
Common Term Fine Sterling Argentium
Soft (annealed) 54 66-76 50-70
1/4-hard 62-71 78-88 90-105
1/2-hard 77-89 90-100 106-120
3/4-hard 84-94 102-114 121-135
Hard 89-103 116-130 136-148
Spring 103-108 132-148 150-160
Age-hardened 100-120 100-120