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[IP] Re: Silver Rot

There was a news story last week about the new Euro coins.  Apparently there 
is enough nickel in them to cause susceptible people to have fairly severe 
allergic reactions to handling the coins.  

Barbara, Mum of Claire 7

> I think it's not a DM thing.  I've known several people who cannot wear
> silver and none of them, to my knowledge, is diabetic.  IIRC it isn't the
> silver per se, but the nickel that's alloyed with the silver to make
> sterling silver (pure silver is too soft to use effectively in jewelry,
> etc.) that causes the reaction.  Silver, like gold, is nearly inert.
> Jim Handsfield
> jhandsfield
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