Why do 1996 silver eagles coins tarnish more?

Answer The "Liberty Walking" Silver Eagle is composed of 1 troy ounce of 99.9% pure silver. The composition of the coin makes it more susceptible to tarnishing than other coins of that era. Additionally, ... Read More »

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How do I remove tarnish from silver coins?

SoakingSoak the silver coins in a container of vinegar, lemon juice, acetone-based polish remover, rubbing alcohol or ammonia. Any of these solutions should effectively remove tarnish. Let the coin... Read More »

Does nickel silver tarnish?

Nickel silver will tarnish over time with exposure to air. Its tarnish is black and can be removed with a soft polish cloth. Nickel silver has no silver in it, but rather is an alloy of copper, nic... Read More »

Does silver plating tarnish?

Anything made out of silver has the possibility of tarnishing. Tarnishing occurs when silver is exposed to air for a long period of time, but can be removed by a polishing product. If the plating i... Read More »

Does anyone know how to get tarnish off a silver bracelet?

Silver polish, or personally I'd take it in to a jeweler to get professionally cleaned, especially if it's old or really important to you. A jeweler can also tell you how to store it to help preve... Read More »