Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by Coinnion, Sep 25, 2022.
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being in the ground over time is sometimes acidic making coins smaller and lighter
Here are some of my metal detected examples of Nickels with environmental exposure toning..
Also occurs on clad coins. Clad is composed of Cupro-Nickel which is what nickels are made of.
In addition, the tolerance spec for nickels is 5.00 gms +/- 0.194 gms, so your nickel is within the normal weight range.
Oh.. Over the years I have dumped hundreds of my detected coins into Coinstar machines. You might have received one that went back into circulation
That’s funny but with what you’ve found over the past 7 years that I’ve been a CT member that is an understatement.
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