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1978 Dime - missing clading but for the highest points and rim  
 

 
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 Posted 01/14/2018  12:29 am Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Farmer to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Recently found in "the jar" and must have missed it. I have never seen
one and would like to find out more about it.
It shows all copper color except for the high points on lettering, rim and bust. Rear of coin looks the same.
Thanks for any info...

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 Posted 01/14/2018  12:36 am  Show Profile   Check Fuzzy317's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Fuzzy317 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Looks like the dime was painted/stained/colored in some fashion, and that coating was worn away from the high spots through circulation.
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More likely stained, environmental damages that further circulation polished the higher surfaces.
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Toned coined returned briefly to circulation thereafter.
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