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 Posted 03/04/2012  7:47 pm Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add wulffy11 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message

Is there any way to distinguish the 80% and 50% 1967 Canadian quarters without weighing them?

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 Posted 03/04/2012  8:24 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Apollo to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I think the simplest way to tell is by how toned it is. A .500 will look almost like a normal quarter but only lightly toned, a .800 will be as toned as any silver quarter. Even weight-wise, both .500 and .800 are alike.
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 Posted 03/04/2012  8:45 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add secoinedchance to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
The only way to differentiate the 2 (without some serious chemical tests) is by sound. There is a good video of it here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qZdx...noredirect=1
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 Posted 03/05/2012  10:49 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add pimpim to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks secoinedchance for sharing that link. Very instructive.
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