35% Silver Wartime Nickels | $1 Face Value

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Dive into the rich history of American coinage with the 35% Silver War Nickels. Minted during the tumultuous years of World War II, these nickels stand as a testament to the nation’s resilience and adaptability. Not only do they carry historical significance, but they also offer a unique composition, making them a sought-after piece for both investors and collectors. With their blend of silver, copper, and manganese, these nickels present an affordable and intriguing way to invest in bullion.


Key Features:

  • Contains 35% silver, 56% copper, and 9% manganese.
  • Struck during World War II as a response to nickel shortages.
  • Each dollar face value (20 coins) holds 1.125 troy ounces of silver.
  • Offers a combination of historical interest and low premiums.
  • Price is based solely on silver content, with copper and manganese as added bonuses.


During World War II, nickel became a strategic metal, essential for the production of certain weapons and military equipment. This led to a shortage, prompting the U.S. to make changes in its coinage. As a result, the 5-cent Wartime Nickels were born, boasting a unique alloy devoid of any nickel content. Today, these coins not only serve as a reminder of the nation’s wartime challenges but also offer an affordable entry point for those looking to invest in metals with historical significance.


The obverse side of the War Nickel features the iconic image of President Thomas Jefferson. This design, while consistent with other Jefferson Nickels, carries a unique weight during the wartime period, symbolizing the nation’s commitment to its foundational values even in the face of adversity.


The reverse side of the War Nickel, while not detailed in the provided content, likely carries symbols and imagery representative of the era in which it was minted. Each element serves as a testament to the nation’s history, challenges, and triumphs during World War II.


Dive into a tangible piece of World War II history with the Silver War Nickels, where metal meets memory. With its rare alloy blend and the weight of wartime resilience, this coin stands as an unmatched testament to America’s adaptability. Invest in a narrative forged in conflict, crystallized in metal.




US Mint

Precious Metal




Metal Content

1.125 Troy Ounce


.350 Fine






21.2 mm


1.95 mm

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