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 Posted 10/22/2017  6:29 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add mosishah to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
I see a lot of bubbles on the front and back. Can anyone let me know if this is worth anything?

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 Posted 10/22/2017  6:37 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
The common term for this is "zinc rot", describing a deterioration of the zinc core of this coin.



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 Posted 10/22/2017  6:39 pm  Show Profile   Check Fuzzy317's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Fuzzy317 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
worth 1 cent

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 Posted 10/22/2017  7:15 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add John1 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
to CCF. I don't think zinc rot is the right term here. It is a plating issue where debris gets trapped between the copper plating and the zinc core. Value,one cent.
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 Posted 10/22/2017  8:22 pm  Show Profile   Check Crazyb0's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Crazyb0 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
John1 AND the Frog are right. It is a plating issue called "Plating Bubbles" (gee, what an inventive term). These are caused by air/debris being trapped between the copper plating any zinc which in turn REACTS with the zinc chemically releasing gasses and corrosion forming what we all love about the Stinkin Zinkins,"Zinc Rot", the breakdown of the zinc core.


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 Posted 10/23/2017  10:06 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add USSID18 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Another innovative term: The "Orange Peel Texture" coin.
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 Posted 10/23/2017  10:46 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Chase007 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Plating issue,plating bubbles,zinc rot all a wonderful results of our new Mint coinage QUALITY, where it has become a lowest grade quality coin by today's numismatic standards!
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