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2 months ago

French-English-French  See profile asked this question:

Language pair:

French > English

Subject:

General

Level of diffculty:

Easy / medium

Word or term in question:

poinçon

Context:

Insigne de chevalier de 2e classe,
vermeil et émail, 3 poinçons (tête de
sanglier sur croix, deux fois le cygne sur
l’attache de la cravate), 55,7 mm, autour
de 1880, coll. H

 

 

The answer of martynback  See profile was rated best

mark

My comment:

They could be "maker's marks", but the generic term is just a mark. You can't really call them hallmarks because hallmarks are specific to the UK Assay Office.