Copper(ish) dime

Discussion in 'What's it Worth' started by Arizwak, Jul 15, 2019.

  1. Arizwak

    Arizwak New Member

    I found a dime recently that appears to be copper. After researching it, the closest thing I could find was missing clad. I don’t know anything about coins, just knew that this dime caught my eye cause of the odd color. It is always visibility thinner than a normal dime. Any help to identify and appraise if appraisal is warranted would be greatly appreciated.
     

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  3. paddyman98

    paddyman98 No Common Cents! Supporter

    It is considered Environmental Damage to the Clad Layer. Exposure to the elements toned the Cupro-Nickel clad. Only worth 10 Cents.

    Not a Mint Error
     
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  4. paddyman98

    paddyman98 No Common Cents! Supporter

    Missing clad layer usually just involves just 1 side of a clad coin.
    Here are examples from my collection -
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    The other sides not shown look completely normal.
     
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  5. paddyman98

    paddyman98 No Common Cents! Supporter

    That's an illusion caused by a greater than normal strike on the bottom dime. Higher rim. The darker Dime would be the normal strike.
     
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