Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by coinman2, May 23, 2020.
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* Look for latest pricing as they could have appreciated in value.
If it were the case it would be the same size, width and weight of a cent Planchet. Also, in 2006 Cent planchets were made of copper pkated zinc. That is not a copper plated zinc planchet.
That is a normal nickel. There is a weight varience for coins that could be +/-
Your nickel is not improper alloy mix. Just normal Environmental toning damage. Nickels ate made of Cupro-Nickel so it contains a bit of copper. The copper will turn darker when exposed to the elements or a harsh chemical.
Yes that is correct.
Mr. Ed - Specializing in Collecting Mint Erros since 1986
Here are examples from my metal detected Cupro-Nickel coins.. Meaning clad and nickels.
I want to make a suggestion. And I want to do it in the nicest way possible. I admire you trying to figure out what the issue could be. But when you are not sure when you give three different possibilities of what it could be when it is simply damage that can cause confusion especially to coinman2 who is fairly new to collecting. Better to not say anything if you're not sure.
We will see the thread and we will answer it properly.
No. Incorrect again.
U.S. Nickels are made from Cupro-Nickel and are 75% Copper and 25% Nickel.
75% is considered Mostly Copper not "a bit of"
"We" don't want to confuse any newbies now do we.
Correctomundo! Thanks buddy
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