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Gilded silver (alchemy)

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An 18th century symbol representing gilded silver, or argentum auratum.

This symbol combines two distinct astronomical markers: The crescent moon is the common marker for silver, and the sun- normally portrayed as a point within a circle, which can also represent gold- is represented here simply by the point.


Graphical characteristics:
Asymmetric, Closed shape, Monochrome, Contains curved lines, Has no crossing lines.

Category: Alchemical Symbols.

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