Got my first ever war nickel this week. How common are they in Coinstars?

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I've found lots of different things including silver and steel wheaties but not a war nickel.
 

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Nice grab. I haven't found one yet either. But people hunting nickel rolls seem to have better luck than I would have thought, even if it is a more targeted search.
 

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Never in a Coinstar but, ironically enough, I found my first ever (1944 P "silver" war nickel) this past July. Been detecting since the early 1980's but that was my first.
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Last year (I think) I found a war nickel and a steel penny together in a coinstar. I am guessing someone put their parents' or grandparents' coins through the machine. Those are both the only ones of those types I have found.
 

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I only find silver dimes in coinstars I think because they are so light people don't hear them hit the return so a nickel probably isn't that common.
 

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