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Answered 2008-05-06 21:45:10

Tarnish. Silver oxidizes very easily.

BUT - please don't try to clean them because cleaning will damage the metal and reduce their value.

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NO. 1980 quarters are not silver.

Pure silver quarters?

There is no such thing as pure silver quarters, there are 90% silver quarters which are dated 1964 and earlier though in the US.

What year are silver quarters?

The last year for silver quarters was 1964.

Which quarters are silver quarters?

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Is it better to sell silver quarters for their weight or as a quarter?

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What year did silver get taken out of quarters?

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What years are silver quarters?

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How many silver quarters equal 1 silver dollar?

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