$1 Face Value 35% Silver War Nickels

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Product Details

$0.99 under spot per oz!
An excellent way to inexpensively buy Silver, each $1 in face value (20 coins) contains approximately 1.125 oz of Silver!

These 35% Silver composition nickels were made from 1942 through 1945 as an emergency measure to alleviate the wartime shortage of nickel. Simply owning these Silver War Nickels means you own a piece of American history.

Simply order the quantity you want in face-value terms. If you order in a quantity of $200 or more, the nickels will be delivered in nice canvas bags!


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This photograph illustrates the quality of the coin(s) you will receive, not the exact item. "Random Years" coins will be dates of our choosing.

We provide our customers with a refund and or exchange policy on everything we sell including bullion and certified coins. If for any reason, you have a problem, please feel free to call us. We will always do our best to accommodate you.

Specifications

Product ID: 13023
Year: 1942
Grade: Circulated
Grade Service: None
Denomination: $0.05
Mint Mark: Varies
Metal Content: 1.125 troy oz
Purity: .350
Manufacturer: U.S. Mint
Thickness: 1.95 mm
Diameter: 21.21 mm

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$1 Face Value 35% Silver War Nickels
 
4.8

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Pros

  • Value (low premium over spot) (6)
  • Easy to sell (3)
  • Recognized brand (3)

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      5.0

      Good value and came as described.

      By Cheap Silver

      from Michigan

      Pros

      • Value (low premium over spot)

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about $1 Face Value 35% Silver War Nickels:

          Affordable price for silver and the condition was as they described.

           
          5.0

          satisfied customer

          By working hard

          from dayton ohio

          Pros

          • Collectible (lower mintage)
          • Easy to Sell
          • Recognized Brand

          Cons

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              Comments about $1 Face Value 35% Silver War Nickels:

              great buy for my collection

               
              5.0

              Just as Described

              By Jeff

              from MI

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Collectible (lower mintage)
              • Easy to Sell
              • Recognized Brand
              • Value (low premium over spot)

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about $1 Face Value 35% Silver War Nickels:

                  Was looking to complete a jefferson nickel set, and received a mixture of dates and mint marks, couldnt have been happier.

                   
                  5.0

                  Great budget silver

                  By EMS

                  from Chicago, IL

                  Pros

                  • Easy to Sell
                  • Recognized Brand
                  • Value (low premium over spot)

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about $1 Face Value 35% Silver War Nickels:

                      I usually try to stay with 40% silver as my budget but you can beat the low price of War Nickels. I just wish Congress would have made them 50% copper/50% silver. One of my coins was "Cleaned" while the other 19 are the typical black and coal colored nickels. Still the price and quanity can't be beat.

                       
                      5.0

                      Very Satisfied!!

                      By Silly King

                      from Mays Landing, NJ

                      Pros

                      • Value (low premium over spot)

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about $1 Face Value 35% Silver War Nickels:

                          Coins came pre-rolled in units of $1. Makes handling and re-selling very easy!

                          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          For a chemistry experiment

                          By David

                          from Washington, DC

                          Pros

                          • Value (low premium over spot)

                          Cons

                          • Common (higher mintage)
                          • Generic Brand
                          • Hard to Sell
                          • Poor Condition
                          • Unattractive Design

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about $1 Face Value 35% Silver War Nickels:

                            I bought these for a chemistry experiment (silver reclamation). Just going to have some fun. #Science

                             
                            5.0

                            Quality Coins

                            By KB

                            from FL

                            Pros

                            • Value (low premium over spot)

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about $1 Face Value 35% Silver War Nickels:

                                Good mix of dates and mint marks. Most were VG, with a couple being Fine to XF! Very pleased.

                                (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                4.0

                                Excellent value ...

                                By Jeffrey

                                from PA

                                Comments about $1 Face Value 35% Silver War Nickels:

                                Excellent value coins...purchased at "spot" price. Not the prettiest quality, but purchased as barter and silver content value only.

                                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                love these, they come in ...

                                By michael

                                from FL

                                Comments about $1 Face Value 35% Silver War Nickels:

                                love these, they come in machine crimped roll and it makes me feel like i get alot of silver for my money, they in rough shape but who cares its cheap silver.

                                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                Good inexpensive way to ...

                                By Rodney

                                from DC

                                Comments about $1 Face Value 35% Silver War Nickels:

                                Good inexpensive way to collect cheap silver.

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