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Why Are Coins Made Of Alloys?

Alloys have been used to make U.S. coins for centuries. Why aren’t coins made of pure metal? When did alloys become the norm for U.S. coins? What’s the difference between alloy vs. clad? And how much are coins made from alloys worth? Find out here!