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Subject:  Re: Coin Silver Date:  3/27/2011  12:00 PM
Author:  wrjohnston91283 Number:  68725 of 98496

I agree that most silver coins are out of circulation. But I also don't think there's much numismatic value in silver coins versus the weight value.

Because silver tarnishes, while the clad alloy used in new coins does not, silver coins were spotted in change and removed years ago.

However, I did get a bunch of Ben Franklin half dollars in a couple of rolls of 50 cent pieces from the local bank. Perhaps because 50 cent pieces are less used, the rolls could have been sitting in the banks value for years, or perhaps in someone's desk or office forgotten.

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