1998 D dime looks like copper

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by Jay Nichols, Jan 30, 2018.

  1. Jay Nichols

    Jay Nichols Member

    It looks to be in to good of condition to be weather worn or from being in the ground but I just dont know.....???
     

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  3. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    Correct. Enviromental damage.
     
  4. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    Missing Clad Layer usually occurs on just one side of a clad coin. You will see the copper core on one side and the other side will look normal.
    Here are examples of 2 that I own -
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  5. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    Now Environmental Damaged on Clad coins are plentiful. Even if the coin looks to be in good condition, such as yours, the Clad layer can be affected. I metal detect and I have found hundreds of examples of Environmental Damage.
    Here are some that I have found -
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