2003 dime with copper

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HooverDoover
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2003 dime with copper

Post by HooverDoover » Mon Feb 26, 2018 4:48 pm

Hi, newbie Here. I came across a 2003 dime that is copper around the surface edge as per the pictures. I know there is a percentage of copper in these dimes but I'm wondering is this an oddity or have the edges just been worn down somehow.

Any info would be appreciated. Thanks.

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coinguy
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Re: 2003 dime with copper

Post by coinguy » Tue Feb 27, 2018 10:27 am

Looks like someone has filed/ground down the rim.
There is only.025 of nickel over the copper so it wouldn't
take much to remove.

HooverDoover
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Re: 2003 dime with copper

Post by HooverDoover » Fri Mar 02, 2018 10:00 am

Thought that might be the case. Thanks very much.

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