I have some old Canadian coins minted in 1950 which Iwant to use in
casting. However, I want to raise their silver content to that of
sterling. I have some fine silver casting grain that I can add to
the melt but don’t know how much to add. I learned that their silver
content is 80%.
I have been trying to figure out how much fine silver to add to each
gram in the melt in order to raise it to sterling.
Granted it would be a lot easier for me to just forget using them
and to get some sterling grain, but the coins have sentimental value
to me, and I want to cast them into rings for the women in my
I have searched the internet, but have not been able to find out how
much fine silver to add per gram in order to create the sterling.
Is this something that I can do, Or should I just forget the entire