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1986-P Jefferson Nickel Error?

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  • 1986-P Jefferson Nickel Error?

    Hello! Found this nickel coin roll hunting. It appears the clad layer is missing exposing the underlying copper. Am I correct in this assessment? I weighed it in case it was a case of an incorrect planchet and it was 4.92g so it was within normal accepted variance. Also it’s about the expected weight for a nickel missing it’s clad exterior. If I am wrong what’s going on here? Thanks!

    Don
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    Nickels are not clad. This just looks like environmental discoloration Don.
    Bob Piazza
    Lincoln Cent Attributer

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      Wow. Ok. I learned something today. Thank you for the feedback!

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