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Portugal

Competent Ministry

Imprensa Nacional
Casa da Moeda - Departamento de Contrastarias - Contrastaria de Lisboa
Av. Antonio José de Almeida
PT - 1000-042 LISBOA
T. +351 217810700
contrastaria.lisboa@incm.pt
http://www.incm.pt


Authorised Assay Offices

Contrastaria de Lisboa
Imprensa Nacional - Casa da Moeda, S.A. - Unidade das Contrastarias -
Av. Antonio José de Almeida
PT - 1000-042 LISBOA
T. +351 217810700
contrastaria.lisboa@incm.pt
http://www.incm.pt

Contrastaria do Porto
Imprensa Nacional - Casa da Moeda, S.A. - Unidade das Contrastarias -
Rua Visconde de Bóbeda
PT - 4000-109 PORTO
T. +351 225198100
contrastariadoporto@incm.pt
http://www.incm.pt

Country profile

Last updated on 21-07-2019

The information provided in the table below serves a purely informative purpose and does not have any official or legal status (see disclaimer).  To ascertain that the information is still correct and up-to-date, please contact the authorised Assay Office.

Status Contracting State
Control system Compulsory
Legal precious metals & standards of fineness*
Platinum Gold Palladium Silver
999 999 999 999
950 916 950 925
900 800 500 835
850 750 - 830
- 585 - 800
- 375 - -
Weight exemptions**
Platinum Gold Palladium Silver
0.5 grams 0.5 grams - 0.5 grams
Recognition of marks
CCM Yes
Other marks (i) Control marks of independent Assay Offices of EU/EEA MS deemed equivalent; (ii) Control marks recognised under Mutual Recognition Agreements.

* Standards may differ from those recognised under the Convention
** N/A under Convention rules

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