Sunday, January 28, 2007

Nickel - 1943 S

I received this coin in change a few weeks ago.

During part of WWII, most/all of the Ni content in 5 cent coins was replaced with Ag. Silver is much softer than Nickel, as is evident by the wear on this coin. The silver in the coin is worth about 20 cents.

1 comment:

Linda said...

Woo Hoo! You're rich!