Discussion in 'US Coins Forum' started by kennye209, Mar 13, 2018 at 10:21 PM.
Is it copper
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It is a regular clad dime with heavy environmental damage.
Bet you dug it. Looks like like a found one.
Thanks for info
The inside is copper. It's just rusted.
Agreed - clad dimes (and quarters) buried in mineralized soil look like this after a few years
Yes, environmentally damaged- discolored from being buried in mineralized soil- but not "rusty".
Rust happens on ferrous metals like iron and steel.
This is a copper-nickel clad coin.
I posted this today
My Metal Detecting finds.. Clad coins altered with environmental damage -
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