1946 Nickel ossibly silver

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by Mary Neely, May 21, 2019.

  1. Mary Neely

    Mary Neely Active Member

    I have a 1946 Nickel with no mint mark and looks like it might be silver. How can I tell if it has silver content?

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  3. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    That one is just dirty. Seen plenty of them. Reminds me of someone else who used to post here quite a bit regarding a silver 42 he thought he had. :banghead:
  4. Fred Weinberg

    Fred Weinberg Well-Known Member

    Not a silver warnickel at all.

    Environmental damage on the surfaces.
  5. Autoturf

    Autoturf Well-Known Member

    If you have a silver coin drop it and listen, then drop that one. proof.
  6. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    No. That isn't "proof".
  7. Santinidollar

    Santinidollar Supporter! Supporter

    Just a damaged nickel.
  8. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    No silver, just environmentally damaged.
  9. Autoturf

    Autoturf Well-Known Member

    silver has a unique sound, its nickel and copper in a 46.
  10. Autoturf

    Autoturf Well-Known Member

    Oh I see now, thanks.
  11. Michael K

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  12. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & odd Moderator

    Nope. Just discolored.

    It's a CircCam, at least, though not a terribly appealing one.

    Ugly, but kind of cool-ugly, I say.
  13. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    What happened to the letter p in the word possibly in your title?
  14. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & odd Moderator

    Key oard fai .
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  15. Bioya

    Bioya New Member

    Remember the silver content of a war nickel is only 35% still dropping it won't work it won't sound like a 90% silver coin
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