War Nickels - 35% Silver (1.125 Oz of Silver for Every $1 Face Value)

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$ 50 Face $5.49 $1,615.00
$ 250 Face $4.99 $7,935.00
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Silver War Nickels Now Available from Money Metals Exchange!

Supplies of nickel - a strategic metal (silver nickels) - grew short during wartime of World War II. The metal was crucial for the manufacture of certain weapons and military equipment, and the shortage prompted changes in US coinage for bullion coins. Beginning in the middle of 1942 and through the end of the Great War, these 5-cent unique silver Wartime Nickels are coins struck in an alloy of 35% silver, 56% copper, and 9% manganese. The Jefferson Nickel actually had zero nickel content.

Today, these silver Jefferson Nickel coins are a great way to buy silver for those investing or coin collecting. They offer a combination of historical interest and very low premiums. Many investors are looking for metal with higher purity. For those who care less about purity and focus only on the cost per ounce of the silver they buy, these silver war nickels are hard to beat. The buy price of these nickels (silver nickels) is determined based only on the actual silver content. The copper and manganese content is excluded in the price calculation - buyers essentially get those metals as a bonus. Check out all our coins for sale!

Every dollar face value (20 coins) contains 1.125 troy ounces of silver.

Product Specifications
Mint Facility: US Mint
Denomination: 5 cents US
Date: 1942 - 1945
Quality / Type: Circulated
Purity: 35% silver, 56% copper, 9% manganese
Metal Weight: 1.125 troy ozs silver per dollar face value (.0563 troy ozs per coin)
Diameter: 21.2mm
Thickness: 1.95mm
Obverse: Thomas Jefferson
Reverse: Monticello

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  • Prompt Shipping – We ship orders shortly after your payment has been cleared – generally within 2 business days.
  • Fully Insured – We fully insure all shipments with Lloyd's of London.
  • Privacy – Your package will have no external markings that provide any clue as to the contents. Because we insure packages with Lloyd's of London, we do not declare a value or insure with the carrier.
  • Accountability for Package Contents – Your order will be packed under video surveillance, weighed and double-checked prior to shipping to ensure you receive exactly what you ordered.
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Cost to Ship & Insure
(absent periodic special offers for free or discounted shipping)
Insured Value Cost
Up to $198.99 $7.97
Insured Value Cost
$199.00 + FREE
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  • Marcus G.
    November 9th, 2023
    Love collecting junk silver
    They came very quickly and loved the quality they accidentally sent me a 1954 nickel I messaged them and they promptly replied and they said they was sorry and are shipping me out a replacement thanks and I'm a customer for life
  • Michael W.
    July 12th, 2023
    War Nickels
    I Love them. A time period that this Country Stepped Up for real War!!!
  • Geoffrey S.
    March 13th, 2022
    Great variety
    I needed 2 more of a particular date for my collection and received them this time! the rest will be for stacking. Very happy with the product and MMX!
  • Lukas B.
    March 12th, 2020
    Great deal
    Just as described. Cheap good silver
  • Gerald D.
    February 13th, 2020
    Really Satisfied Buyer
    I purchased a $200 face value lot and a good portion were as expected circulated and there were some that were in excellent shape like almost uncirculated shape. I love that this is small denomination barter-able silver plus the added numismatic value once sold individually. I got it for 5 cents per ounce under spot plus free shipping. I definitely scored great with this lot. Thanks MMX for the great deal and excellent customer service! I definitely will buy from you again.