What percentage of a nickel is silver from a 1926 nickel?

Answer A 1926 nickel is a buffalo nickel, as buffalo nickels were minted from 1913 through 1938. Buffalo nickels are made of 75 percent copper and 25 percent nickel and contain no silver.References:Coinli... Read More »

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What is the difference between satin nickel and brushed nickel?

The Satin Nickel finish is nickel plating on brass that has been lacquer coated and made to appear dull. Satin Nickel is sometimes referred to as brushed nickel. It is similar in appearance to brus... Read More »

What percentage of nickel is in a nickel coin?

Despite its name, nickel is not the primary metal in a U.S. Mint struck five-cent coin. Since 1946, the coin has comprised 75 percent copper and 25 percent nickel. The coin is minted in Philadelphi... Read More »

Can you recharge nickel-metal hydride batteries in a nickel-cadmium battery recharger?

Yes, nickel-metal hydride (NiMH) batteries can be recharged in a nickel-cadmium (NiCad) battery recharger. However, using a NiCad recharger to charge NiMH batteries poses several risks. Due to the... Read More »

Can I charge a nickel metal hydride battery using a nickel cadmium charger?

Although it is possible to charge newer nickel metal hydride (NiMH) batteries in a nickel cadmium (NiCd) charger, it is unwise. Chargers for NiCd batteries will frequently deliver too little curre... Read More »