Mr. J. R. Ogden kindly forwarded to me (May 1932) the following analysis
made by Messrs. Johnson, Matthey & Co., of Hatton Garden, London, May 1932.
"One Gold Sequin. Diam. ½" approx. 3.388 grains. Covered with rose-coloured film, both sides, part worn from surface. 1/3rd of sequin used for analysis. 2/3rd. returned as received."
Gold ... 95.80
Silver ... 2.60
Copper ... Nil
Iron ... 1.55
Zinc ... Nil
Loss ... 0.05
It will be noticed that there is a considerable difference in the proportion of iron shown in the
(August 30, 2008)
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