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How Much Money Is The Metal Worth In Your Coins?

Monday, September 13, 2010 - 7:42 PM
Coinflation.com is an interesting website where you can see how valuable the metal is in your coins. Some examples include:

A penny minted from 1909 to 1982 which has 95% copper is worth 2.28 cents.

A nickel minted with 35% silver from 1942 to 1945 is worth $1.13.

But don't get any ideas about melting coins for profit. The government made this illegal in 2006. Coinflation has an interesting article about this.
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Ken TuminKen Tumin5,472 posts since
Nov 29, 2009
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1. Tuesday, September 14, 2010 - 11:36 AM
I still keep all my nickles and pre 1982 pennies for the metal value.  They'll change the nickles eventually...you can't keep spending $.06 to make a $.05 coin.
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zapetazapeta10 posts since
Jul 10, 2010
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