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what is a ten pence made of and could I make a ring out of one like a 1964 us quarter? Answered


any ideas?

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caarnteddBest Answer (author)2011-01-07

Are you located in the UK? I think the coins there were over 90% silver prior to 1920, then they were about 50% silver up to 1950 something. After that they are cupro-nickel like every where else.

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lemonie (author)2011-01-08


They're cupronickel, it doesn't work like silver.

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frollard (author)2011-01-07

You need a coin made of silver -- almost any silver coin will do. Newer ones made of nickel/copper won't work because the material is too hard (not maleable/ductile enough).

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