1970 No Mint Dime - Cooper/ Bronze color??

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by PrincessKelley, Feb 23, 2021.

  1. PrincessKelley

    PrincessKelley New Member

    Found this strange looking dime today. This is my third post and I have no idea what this coin is all about however you all are the experts and I appreciate any feedback you can provide. I want to Thank everyone for commenting on my recent posts. I’ve had tips and learned a few things and loved the comment on a penny I posted CRAPPY LINCOLN.....cracked me up. 8FF9B7DA-5053-4D2A-BBF1-CADF75AEFEB9.jpeg FE790A3D-DABB-4AF7-B0EA-98E5EBCFF47C.jpeg 64460D41-A6B3-48A3-BF1E-56747C682628.jpeg 0074B473-4F05-45C5-9F6A-DC6CF6B38F31.jpeg 7E9E9007-4394-4981-9BBD-C36FB1C5E23F.jpeg C3050018-BA81-408C-9288-E81B415F0C39.jpeg 7A3C29F8-0551-4BEF-B26D-1AF316EC7D7D.jpeg B49D5474-9829-4F7A-93D5-01ECC6535798.jpeg
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  3. PrincessKelley

    PrincessKelley New Member

    I meant COPPER not COOPER. Been a rough day!!
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  4. Evan Saltis

    Evan Saltis College Dorm Collector Supporter

    Don't worry, Cooper understands.

    This one looks like it was outside for a while. More recently, it looks like it was scraped by an aggressive roll crimper on the reverse.

    Verdict? damaged
  5. tommyc03

    tommyc03 Senior Member

    1970 Philadelphia (had no mint marks). Yours is environmentally damaged along with other damage. Just a regular user coin.
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  6. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    Environmental toning damage to the Cupro-Nickel clad layer.. Exposure to the elements.
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  7. Snowman

    Snowman Senior Member

    Clad coins, nickels and pennies get this dark look when they are in the ground for a period of time. Most likely found with a metal detector. On your dime, it still looks like some dirt is still on it
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  9. cpm9ball

    cpm9ball CANNOT RE-MEMBER

    No! No! No! It's Crappy Zincoln!

    As others have said, your dime has undergone environmental discoloring.

    If you like cupro-nickel coins missing a clad layer, you'd probably like this one. I found it in a $100 Mixed P&D Bag that I got from the Mint in 2004. @Cheech9712 likes it.
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  10. cpm9ball

    cpm9ball CANNOT RE-MEMBER

    FYI - If you spot an error in your title within a few minutes, you can use the "Thread Tools" at the top to correct the title. If you spot an error in the body of your post, you can use the "Edit" function at the bottom of your post.
  11. PrincessKelley

    PrincessKelley New Member

    Thanks for the info. Any help I can get to post correctly is so appreciated!!
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  12. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    It's suffering from environmental problems.
  13. Histman

    Histman Too Many Coins, Not Enough Time!

    I'll give you a pass (not that you asked for one) for any mistakes in posting or knowledge simply because of the hat you are wearing. :)
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  14. cpm9ball

    cpm9ball CANNOT RE-MEMBER

    What hat?
  15. Cheech9712

    Cheech9712 Every thing is a guess

    Cheech loves it
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