What is wrong with this dime?

Discussion in 'Coin Roll Hunting' started by Cathy A Day, Feb 16, 2020.

  1. Cathy A Day

    Cathy A Day New Member

    So I was going through some penny rolls at work when I found this. I don't know if it's a wrong planchet but that is why I'm here. Any help b would b appreciated. I took the pics in natural light with a regular dime for contrast.


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  3. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    Your coin probably spent some time in the dirt. Environmental damage.
  4. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Well-Known Member

    Yes, environmental damage. Looks like it may have been in the dirt for a while. @paddyman98 has a ton of coins from metal detecting that look like your dime.
    Welcome to the forum by the way.
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  5. Cathy A Day

    Cathy A Day New Member

    Thank you. I metal detect as well. I wish you could see it bc I really don't think that's what it is but I don't know much either lol. It almost looks gold. ‍♀️
  6. alurid

    alurid Well-Known Member

    Welcome to Coin Talk.
    Excessive heat can make a coin change color also.
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  7. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    The dime is normal for a coin that has been exposed to the environment so it's damaged by the environment.

    Welcome to CT.
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  8. Martha Lynn

    Martha Lynn Active Member

    practically all of the coins I find dirt fishing with my metal detector look like
    paddyman's too.
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