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1992 Roosevelt dime missing both Clad layers

 
 
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 Posted 08/08/2018  08:36 am  Show Profile   Check NumisRob's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add NumisRob to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Hello Bama778 and

This looks to me like a typical example of a coin that's suffering from environmental damage, probably after having been buried in the ground or lying on a beach for a few years.

Ask any metal detector owner and they will tell you that they find dozens of cupro-nickel coins that look just like this. I usually rub my 'beach coins' in the wet sand between my thumb and forefinger to get them back into spendable condition!
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 Posted 08/08/2018  08:45 am  Show Profile   Check silverwolf's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add silverwolf to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
, with being buried..try a picture of the edge of the coin, you should still be able to see the copper sandwich.
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No copper sandwich also it weighs in at 2.3 grams.Sorry crappy cell phone pics
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@bama, the weight should be 2.27 g if the planchet has all the layers--this one seems to be within spec. This link may be of some interest:

http://www.error-ref.com/missing-fu...fore-strike/
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That is definitely a metal detector find, been buried in ground, I am certain because I was metal detecting yesterday and found a few just like yours.
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 Posted 08/08/2018  1:19 pm  Show Profile   Check Errers and Varietys's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Errers and Varietys to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
This is Environmental Damage, not a Missing Clad Layer error.
Errers and Varietys.
More information about Die Deterioration? http://goccf.com/t/317950
Retired U.S. Mint Coin Die Set information. http://goccf.com/t/302961
1988 P LMC RDV-006, 1998 P LMC Wide AM, and 2000 P LMC Wide AM. http://goccf.com/t/327834 http://goccf.com/t/294303 http://goccf.com/t/312900
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