Do pure silver coins have other metals in them?

Yes, pure silver coins can contain other metals. Silver coins are typically composed of a combination of silver and other metals such as copper or nickel. This is done to increase the durability and longevity of the coin. The exact composition of a silver coin will vary depending on the type and mint that created it. For example, U.S. Silver Eagles are composed of 99.9% silver and 0.1% copper.

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