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2010-12-05 22:22:54
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Quarters and most other silver US Coins contained 10% copper; the last coins made of that alloy were dated 1964.

The US has never made solid silver circulating coins. Pure silver is far too soft for use in coins, so it was always alloyed with copper for hardness.

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