What Is Nickel Silver?

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The last year for nickels being made of silver was 1945. Since 1946 they have been made with copper and nickel. They are 75% copper and the rest is nickel.
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"Nickels" containing silver nickel were minted from mid-1942 till the end of 1945. Nickel was needed for the war effort so during 1942 it was removed from the nickel. The
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Silver nickels were only produced between 1942 and 1945. Thanks
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The silver in Nickels was used from 1942 until 1945. The current Nickels is made from 75% copper & 25% nickel.
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