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January 04, 2021 09:06PM avatar
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OregonGregg


And Gregg couldn't count - 6 silvers:-)

Brian

LOL ok for the sake of compromising, we will call it 5½ silvers.

LOL - ah, the silver nickel rises again! Being that they're Roger's finds, he's welcome to call them as he see's them. winking smiley

Just remember that there is enough silver in the silver nickel to make an oversized 100+% silver half-dime. . . . In fact, during WWII, when nickel was needed for the war effort, there was talk about going back to the half-dime. It was also proposed to make the nickels 50/50 silver/copper. However, changing the size or the weight of the coin would have messed up all of the coin operated machines already in operation so it was voted down. (We hear that same argument today regarding dollar / two dollar coins)

Instead, to keep the size and weight and look of the nickel the same, it was determined that an alloy of 35% silver, 56% copper and 9% manganese came out at the right size, weight and look.

Another big congrats to Roger on that bunch of silver coins ! thumbs up thumbs up thumbs up thumbs up thumbs up thumbs up thumbs up


Rich -

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Just One More Good Target Before I Go . . . .

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Remfire 169 January 04, 2021 01:30AM

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silverhound2 93 January 06, 2021 06:10PM

Hey Ray, how’s Texas these days? N/T

Remfire 94 January 06, 2021 10:43PM

A good question and I wonder the same thing. N/T

Monte 85 January 07, 2021 02:09AM

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Remfire 79 January 04, 2021 08:32PM

I have a request . . . . . Thanks ! ! ! thumbs up N/T

UtahRich 67 January 04, 2021 09:30PM

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Remfire 70 January 04, 2021 07:20PM

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WM6 69 January 04, 2021 06:27PM

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Kickindirt 73 January 04, 2021 05:45PM

Dollars

Remfire 70 January 04, 2021 06:45PM

EPIC

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NWCindy 74 January 04, 2021 07:07PM

Compromises cool smiley

OregonGregg 100 January 04, 2021 11:26AM

Six Silvers it is. . . . cool smiley

UtahRich 71 January 04, 2021 09:06PM

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diggindeep 87 January 04, 2021 11:07AM

Holy Mackerel !!!

OregonGregg 105 January 04, 2021 10:21AM

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DW-BGW 80 January 04, 2021 09:44AM

Stellar kickoff to 2021smileys with diet Dr. Pepper float N/T

Timbertodd 73 January 04, 2021 08:28AM

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