Nickel value..

Discussion in 'What's it Worth' started by Will Hatty, Feb 11, 2019 at 5:33 AM.

  1. Will Hatty

    Will Hatty New Member

    1943 war time nickel..possibly on a cooper plantchet.. Need some opinions and facts here. Help me out please!
     
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  3. spirityoda

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  5. steve.e

    steve.e Cherry picker

    Well a 1943 cent on a copper planchet is a million bucks so a 1943 nickel on a copper planchet would be at the least ten million bucks! Nice find
     
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    I love the expert use of italics
     
  7. littlehugger

    littlehugger Active Member

    Nickels are already 75% copper.
    Its an alloy.
    We call them nickels for their nickel flavor.
    LOL
     
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  8. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    Where are the pictures and what is a cooper planchet?

    Again, welcome to CT.
     
  9. Lon Chaney

    Lon Chaney Well-Known Member

    It's a war nickel which is why it looks different to you.
     
  10. PlanoSteve

    PlanoSteve Well-Known Member

    It's from a barrel hoop! After they make the Jack Daniels barbeque chips from the used barrel staves, they have all these hoops left over...so....:smug::p
     
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  11. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    A great response, thank you.
     
  12. PlanoSteve

    PlanoSteve Well-Known Member

    I probably should have explained for those who don't know, that a "cooper" is a barrel maker; "cooperage" is the art of making a barrel. :happy:
     
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