What Is German Silver?

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Nickel silver is another term used in place of German silver. There is a German system of hallmarking silver with a crescent and crown that denotes the fineness of the silver. The system is still in use to the present day.
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German silver is also called nickel silver and is a combination of copper, nickel and zinc. It's more gray in color than traditional silver and is much harder. To find more information
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Contrary to what the name suggests, German silver does not actually contain any silver at all. Rather, this metal alloy was given its name because it closely resembles real silver
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A mint condition, uncirculated example would be worth $5. In VERY Good condition, it would be worth $2.
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