Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by DynamicPixel, May 8, 2021.
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Long eposure to the type of dirt, soil, sand, clay and the other elements will determine what color the clad which is made of Cupro-Nickel will turn to.
Here are many examples from my metal detected finds..
Nickels are also Cupro-Nickel and can suffer the same fate
"Peeking through the surface rust" is a more accurate assessment.
@paddyman98. Yeah, they're technically gross but look at the bright rust color on that 1957? Jefferson nickel in the top right of image #3, very cool. Kind of like going to a very old town in the middle of nowhere and imagining what the lives of the people that lived in those dilapidated buildings would have been like. What a pleasure to experience the other side of the collecting equation.
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