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Are Silver Dollars Made Of Pure Silver?

by @ 5:22 am on November 11, 2020. Filed under Pure Silver


Contrary to what many people believe, sterling silver, also known as 925 silver, is an alloy- not pure silver. Pure silver is too delicate and soft to be used on its own. Without another metal, objects made of pure silver would easily bend and break, so silver is often mixed with other metals to make it stronger.

What is a 925 silver bracelet made out of?

Without another metal, objects made of pure silver would easily bend and break, so silver is often mixed with other metals to make it stronger. The “925” means that the material contains 92.5% pure silver and 7.5% some other sturdy metal.

What does 875 mean on silver?

Sterling silver, or 925 silver, contains 92. 5% pure silver and 7. 5% copper (sometimes it can be other metals), and is standard in the USA. In Europe silver 875 is very popular. It contains 87. 5% pure silver. Mar 1, 2014

Eisenhower Dollar Coins “Ikes” Contain 40% Pure Silver…But Which Ones?!?!?

http://www.coinflation.com/coins/1971-1974-1976-Silver-Eisenhower-Ike-Dollar-Value.html …

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