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How much silver is in the Cradle of American navy medal? Where do I look for that information.

Hi Margo,

I just found one listed on eBay.  If yours is the same, it should be marked STERLING on the edge (.925 fine), and it should weigh 33.3 grams, which would put it at just under a Troy ounce of silver.  At the current price of silver, you could expect to get $28.00 for it.

The eBay listing is here :

You can watch it and see what it sells for.

I hope this helps,


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