The dish has decorations all over it. It has some scratches on the outer side at the bottom (see image). Otherwise condition is almost perfect, no dents, no nickles. It is made of heavy gauge silver. The dish has a number of hallmarks on the bottom. One of the them is a lion holding a sword which was used to denote 87.5% silver purity in Iran. Width (diameter): 5.0 inches, weight: 4.5 oz.