How to Collect Valuable Nickels?

Answer Like the times, coins always change, no pun intended. So why not try with the nickel?

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How much silver is in nickels?

There is no silver in today's nickels. The composition of nickels is cupronickel, which is 25 percent nickel and 75 percent copper. Early nickels, such as those in circulation in the 1870s (called... Read More »

Are nickels silver?

While nickels are silver in color, they do not contain actual silver. The current United States nickel, known as the Jefferson nickel, is made up of 75 percent copper and 25 percent nickel.Referenc... Read More »

What are liberty nickels made of?

Liberty nickels are made of 75 percent copper and 25 percent nickel and were minted between 1883 and 1912. Liberty nickels are sometimes referred to as Liberty Head Nickels, or V nickels.References... Read More »

How to Make Hobo Nickels?

The United States minted buffalo nickels from 1913 through 1938. During this time period and beyond, folk artists used hand tools to alter the distinguished Indian head on the front of these coins.... Read More »