2699Re: Weight for Struck Core
- Mar 13 6:50 PMI agree with that Mike. This one is definitely an acid job. Still
worth 25c tho. LOL
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Mike Diamond"
> The coin you directed our attention to appears to have had its cladelements
> layers stripped away with acid. The uniformly fuzzy design
> are telling.weigh
> Genuine, pure copper quarters come in at least two varieties.
> If the clad layers fall off after blanking, then the core will
> about 3.68 grams. Each clad layer weighs 1 gram. Double that andstrip
> subtract from the weight of a normal quarter. While I have never
> seen a genuine quarter struck on a clad core of this type, I'm
> confident they exist.
> If both clad strips runs out in the bonding mill, then the core
> will be rolled to full thickness. Any blank punched out of thispure
> copper, full thickness strip will be struck as a full weight, purecore
> copper quarter (5.68 grams).
> I have encountered three full weight, pure copper quarters -- all
> struck counterfeits, and very good ones at that. I haven't seen a
> genuine one yet, although again, I suspect they're out there.
> See posts #2247 - 2253 for more details.
> --- In email@example.com, "stevenamills"
> <steve@i...> wrote:
> > In search of the elusive struck core only....Does anyone know the
> > approximate, expected weight of a quarter struck on the copper
> > only?
> > Saw one the other day that may have possibilities.
> > If anyone is interested a picture is at:
> > http://www.five0central.com/ebay/personal/CoreOnly.jpg
> > Thanks.....
> > Steve
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