2012 Alaska Quarter. Error ??

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by Wilddavy, Jun 12, 2019.

  1. Wilddavy

    Wilddavy Member

    Got this back at the car wash yesterday. Thanking it was hit on wrong Plangent. Any one have a idea or got one like it.
     

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  3. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    Environmental damage only.
     
  4. Fred Weinberg

    Fred Weinberg Well-Known Member

    Not a wrong planchet -

    As mentioned above, what you see
    occurred after the coin was in circulation.

    The surfaces are damaged; not an error of any kind.
     
  5. Wilddavy

    Wilddavy Member

    what would do that any idea
     
  6. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    Literally anything in the environment that your coin came in contact could potentially do something like that. No way to nail it down further.
     
  7. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    Environmental damage
     
  8. paddyman98

    paddyman98 No Common Cents! Supporter

    Exposure to the elements.. Soil, sand, dirt, water, heat and chemicals.

    They are basically dirty coins :yack:

    Here are some Metal Detected coins I have found with issues on the clad layer and even Nickels -
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  9. Wilddavy

    Wilddavy Member

    mine is diff then them I got tons that way mite send it get it checked out
     
  10. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    Your coin is no different from the above coins. It is damaged by the environment. It just tones differently due to what elements it was exposed to. Any effort to prove otherwise is a waste on your behalf. Wasted time, wasted effort, wasted energy and wasted money. That's foolish!
     
  11. Wilddavy

    Wilddavy Member

    got ya thanks for your time man
     
  12. Pete Apple

    Pete Apple Member

    Nickel Oxide is black and Copper oxide is black.
    The cladding is cupronickel
     
  13. cpm9ball

    cpm9ball Cannot Re-Member

    You'd be wasting your time and money, but if that is what you like to do, go for it.

    Chris
     
  14. Lawtoad

    Lawtoad Well-Known Member

    This is environmental damage. You do realize that there are a ton of different chemicals in use at car wash establishments. If it was at a self serve car wash, those quarters get used over and over. I just used quarters that looked a lot like yours at the car wash a few days ago that I got out of their change machine.
     
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