Square coin from Neatherland has flowers on 1 side and a 5c and no date.is it a coin or metal?

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I have one as well....all I can tell you is that there is a date on the saide of the coin that is 5c it is in the corner of the flowers and the coin I have 1923 tests to be silver
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What metals are used to make coins?

Most general circulation coins are made of alloys - combinations of brass, zinc, copper, nickel etc. Collector coins are still made of gold and silver. .999 silver and for some recent gold coins .9999

What metal is used for coins?

Different metals are used in different coins depending on thecountry and type of coin. In the US, the main metals used arecopper, zinc, nickel, and sometimes silver and manganese.

Why are coins made from metals?

To make them harder to copy, prevent them from catching fire or being bent or snapped, etc. More completely and correctly Coins were originally made from metals whose value was the same as the coins' denominations. That meant that a penny contained a penny's worth of metal (sometimes copper, sometimes bronze, etc.), a shilling contained a shilling's worth of silver, and so on. That gave the coins a fixed measure of worth so that everyone would accept them as a medium of exchange. As economies developed, other reasons were found. Metals last a long time, so the life-cycle cost of making a coin was less than that of paper money at least for smaller denominations. They're also convenient, and with the development of machinery like coin counters and vending boxes the use of metal instead of other materials proved particularly useful. For example, modern vending machines use electronics to determine the composition of a coin before accepting it; that's much more difficult with paper bills that could have different images, be worn or torn, etc. However coins don't always have to be made of metal. In fact, at times some countries have used everything from leather to pottery to make coins. As new materials such as metallised plastics and nonbrittle ceramics are developed, it's quite possible they could be used for coins as well.

What type of coin contains the words Good for 5c in trade on one side and fededrick on the other side?

It is probably a merchant's token, common in the 19th century, or possibly a pawnbrokers token.. In view of the reference to "5c", and that it is in English, it is most likely from the USA or Canada.

What metals make coins?

Here is a complete list of the metals and alloys used for practically every coin and medal. Elements Used for Coins and Medals . Aluminium . Antimony . Carbon . Chromium . Cobalt . Copper . Gold . Hafnium . Iron . Lead . Magnesium . Manganese . Molybdenum . Nickel . Niobium . Palladium . Platinum . Rhenium . Selenium . Silver . Tantalum . Tellurium . Tin . Titanium . Tungsten . Vanadium . Zinc . Zirconium Alloys Used for Coins and Medals . Acmonital . Aluminium Bronze . Argentan . Barton's Metal . Bath Metal . Bell Metal . Billon . Brass . Bronze . Crown Gold . Cupro-nickel . Dowmetal . Electrum . Franklinium . German Silver . Gun Metal . Manganese Bronze . Nickel Brass . Nickel Silver . Nordic Gold . Orichalchum . Pewter . Pinchbeck . Potin . Silver Alloys . Speculum . Stainless Steel . Steel . Tombac . Virenium . White Metal

What is the largest possible value of coins is it possible to have without having any coins which will add to 4 dollars coins are 5c 10c 20c 50c 1 dollar 2 dollar?

Tentatively I will say $4.35, with for instance:. 19 x 20c. 1 x 50c. 1 x 5c. It's possible that a rigorous method exists, but this is just a fudged guess. Any advances on it?

What Detail Has A 5c Coin Have?

In New Zealand It is a Tuatara, but they have recently abolished the five cent coin.

Who is on the 1 coin?

In the year 2000, the US created a 1 dollar coin with a picture of Sacajawea.

You have 2 coins in your hand worth 15c if one of the coins is not a 5c piece what are the 2 coins you possess?

For American currency. You have two coins worth a total of 15cents. One of the coins is not a nickel. What are they? The one that's not a nickel is a dime. The OTHER coin is a nickel.

What is on the back side of a 2003 US 1 dollar coin?

a lady and a baby Correction The reverse (back) side of a 2003 US $1 shows a soaring eagle and 17 stars representing the number of states in the Union during the time of Lewis and Clark. The obverse (front) side shows not just a lady but a representation of the Native American woman Sacajawea who guided Lewis and Clark across part of North America.

What metals are in non magnetic 1 pence coins?

The non-magnetic pre-1992 'Bronze' Penny and Two Pence coins are made of copper, tin and zinc. British 1 Penny and 2 Pence coins were made from copper-plated steel from 1992 and can all be attracted to a magnet, although the coins themselves are not magnetic.

What metal is a r5 coin made of?

R5 describes the rarity of a coin, not what it is.. On a scale of R1 to R10, R5 means "Scarce".

What metals are US coins made out of?

Cents: 97.5% zinc plated with 2.5% copper Nickels: 25% nickel and 75% copper Dimes, quarters, and halves: 25% nickel and 75% copper cladding with a pure copper core Dollars: Manganese-bronze cladding with a pure copper core In the past, most silver coins were 90% silver and 10% copper, although some were 40% silver. Gold coins were 90% gold, 10% copper. Other metals used in the past included 88% copper / 12% nickel (cents 1856-1864), zinc-plated steel (1943 cents), silver/copper/manganese (1942-45 nickels), and pure copper (cents 1793 to 1857) metal

What metal is a 2p coin made from?

2p coins were made of bronze from their introduction until 1992, when the rising price of copper forced the Royal Mint to start making the coins from steel with a thin copper plating.

Does non metallic coins exist?

Yes. The US has struck patterns in multiple materials including plastic and wood. I have a Japanese 5 Fen coin (1945) that was struck in compressed fibers as well.

What kind of metal is a Philippine coin?

1 sentimos = copper plated steel 5 sentimos = copper plated steel 10 sentimos = copper plated steel 25 sentimos = brass / brass plated steel 1 peso = cupronickel / nickel plated steel 5 peso = 70% copper 5.5% nickel 24.5% zinc 10 peso = Ring: cupronickel Center: aluminum bronze

What metals are used in coins?

In the US, every coin intended for circulation except for the 1943 steel penny used copper (even the gold coins were alloyed with copper), nickel is used in most modern circulating coinage (its what gives the dime, nickel, half-dollar, and quarter its silvery appearance), zinc is used in post-1982 pennies coated with a very thin layer of copper. Presidential and Sacajawea dollars are made with manganese brass, the 1943 steel penny was made out of steel, of course pre-1965 dimes, half-dollars, quarters contained silver. The US has made circulation-grade gold coins prior to 1933 and has made bullion and collector coins out of gold. The US has struck platinum bullion coins. In the 1970s the US struck some experimental coins in aluminum, but they were never released for circulation.

Why are coins made of metal?

Way back in the old days, the value of a coin was determined by the metal it was made from and the amount of that metal that was used to make the coin. In more recent times, the value of a coin is a token value only and the coins are made as cheaply as possible which is why you do not see any gold or silver in circulating coins. Coins continue to be made from various metals and combinations of metals (alloys) because they make a durable and long lasting coin. The Royal Mint expects to get up to 40 to 50 years use from a coin.

Arrange 12 coins in square with 5 coins per side?

Two coins stacked on top of each other on each corner (total of 8) and one coin in between the corner stacks to complete each side (4 more) for a total of twelve coins.

How much worth 1 cent Australian square coin?

Australian 1 cent coins are round and were first issued in 1966, long after King George VI died.

What is the value of a Claudius 1 one sided reproduction coin?

Reproductions and replicas rarely have a lot of collector value, unless they're made of a precious metal like silver or gold. The vast majority are made of some much less expensive alloy, but without more information on your item it's not possible to give any further details.

What metal is the dollar coin made of?

It depends on when the coin was made, US one dollar coins have been made from gold, silver, copper-nickel and manganese brass. Post new question with a date.

What is a metal used in many coins?

Nickel and copper are commonly used nowadays. Silver and gold were common back when coins had real intrinsic value. ( Modern coins are like paper money- valuable only because they are backed by the government that issues them.)

What is the flower on the back of a pence coin?

There is no flower on the reverse of a Penny coin. Until 2008, the Penny had a crowned portcullis on the reverse. Since 2008, the Penny has has a portion of the Royal Shield on the reverse.

What metals are in a 25 cent coin?

The U.S. Quarter has a copper core surrounded by a 75% copper/ 25% nickel face.

What is a South African 5C coin made of?

From 1961 through 1964 - silver (2.83 grams at 50% pure - 0.0455 troy ounces ASW [Actual Silver Weight]) From 1965 through 1982 - nickel (2.5 grams) From 1990 onward - copper-plated steel (4.5 grams)

What is the metal in a one pound coin?

The British one pound coin, with a mass of 9.15 grams, is composed of 70 percent copper, 24.5 percent zinc, and 5.5 percent nickel.

What animal is on a 5c coin?

There are multiple animals on 5 cent coins depending on the country and time period such as the Buffalo on the US "buffalo nickel", the Beaver on the Canadian nickel, etc.

What metals are coins made from?

Depending on the country, the most common metals for current circulating coins include copper-nickel, brass, and steel. Zinc and aluminium are also used for some low-value coins. In a number of cases these metals are combined in layers or with plating, such as euro 1, 2, and 5 cent coins, US 1 cent and 1 dollar coins, and most Canadian coins. Others use concentric rings of different metals to create a distinctive annular appearance, such as the Canadian $2 coin and €1 and €2 coins. When precious-metal prices were controlled many high-value coins contained silver and/or gold, usually alloyed with copper for hardness. Many countries strike special "coins" that are actually bullion pieces intended for sale to collectors and investors. These pieces are often made of high-purity silver or gold, while some are made of expensive metals rarely used in other coinage such as platinum and palladium.

How many 5c coins go into 4.00?

80, because there are 400 cents in 4 Dollars, and 400 divided by 5 = 80.

Why is the kangaroo and emu on the Australian 5c coin?

The normal non-commemorative Australian 50 cent coin has thekangaroo and emu on the reverse as a part of the Australian Coat ofArms. Here's the full list of coins, identifying the reverse design: 1c: feathertail glider (no longer minted) 2c: frill-necked lizard (no longer minted) 5c: echidna 10c: superb lyrebird 20c: platypus 50c: Coat of Arms with kangaroo & emu (non-commerative coins) $1: five kangaroos (non-commerative coins) $2: aboriginal elder The obverse design has the Queen.

When was the first metal coins made?

First Metal Money . China, in 1000 B.C., produced mock cowry shells at the end of the Stone Age.

What metals are used for coins?

For modern U.S. coinage, the metals used are copper, nickel, and/or zinc. Sacagawea/Presidential dollar coins also have a bit of manganese.

What specific metals are used in coins and why?

It varies in coins, in the U.S. we use copper for pennies, nickel for nickels,dimes, quarters and half-dollars. The reason why is because the cheapness of getting the metal, and so on and so forth. Correction The US Mint lists specifications for all current US coins: . 1¢ : copper-plated zinc, 97.5% zinc and 2.5% copper . 5¢ : 25% nickel and 75% copper . 10/25/50¢ : outer layers of 25% nickel and 75% copper bonded to a pure copper core . $1 : outer layers of manganese-brass bonded to a pure copper core

What is on the tails side of a US 1 dollar coin?

Presidential dollar series, 2007-present: The Statue of Liberty Native American series, 2009-present: A different Native American scene each year Native American series, 2000-2008: A soaring eagle Susan B. Anthony, 1979-81 and 1999, and Eisenhower, 1971-78: An eagle landing on the Moon Peace, 1921-1935: An eagle with its wings folded Morgan, 1879-1904 and 1921: An eagle with its wings outstretched Seated Liberty, 1840-1873: An eagle with its wings outstretched Seated Liberty, 1836-1839: A soaring eagle Early dollars: A (very scrawny) eagle surrounded by a wreath

Are coins made of recycled metal?

All coins returned to the Mint for any reason, and any coins that are minted surplus to requirements, are melted down and the metals reused. This has been a very long standing practice, especially in the days of gold and silver coins.

What metals are in a 2 pence coin?

1p & 2p coins are made of copper-plated steel. 5p 20p & 50p coins are made of copper-nickel. £1 coins are made of brass. £2 are brass on the outer ring and nickel on the inner portion The coin was initially minted from bronze, but since 1992 it has been minted in copper-plated steel except for a few months in 1998 when bronze was used again. As copper-plated steel is less dense than bronze, post-1992 coins have been slightly thicker. The coin weighs 7.12 grams and has a diameter of 25.9 millimetres. The 2p coin is currently 93% mild-steel and 7% copper.

What is the metal composition of a sacagawea coin?

Golden Dollar's overall composition: . 88.5% copper . 6.0% zinc . 3.5% manganese . 2% nickel Manganese brass composition: . 77% copper . 12% zinc . 7% manganese . 4% nickel

What is the animal on the 5c coin?

The only animal to appear on the 5c coin in US currency is thebuffalo (1913-1938) Canadian 5c coins normally have a picture of a beaver building adam, although special commemoratives issued during the 1967Centennial carry a picture of a snowshoe hare. Australian 5c coins have a picture of an echidna, which is anunusual egg-laying mammal found only in that country. New Zealand 5c coins carried a picture of a reptile called atuatara. The denomination was eliminated in 2006 due to lowpurchasing power.

Which metal is used for Ghana coins?

Ghana - Third cedi (2007-date) Copper-clad steel · 1 pesewa Copper-nickel · 5 pesewas · 10 pesewas · 20 pesewas · 50 pesewas Bi-Metallic (Brass centre in Nickel-clad Steel ring) · 1 cedi

What is the metal content of the 1 dollar gold Satcajawea coin?

The name is Sacagawea, and it contains 88.5% copper, 6% zinc, 3.5% manganese, and 2% nickel.

What metals were used in coins in the US?

Modern US coins are made with metals such as copper, nickel, and zinc. Specific compositions are as follows. Penny: 97.5% zinc, 2.5% copper Nickel: 75% copper, 25% nickel Dime, Quarter, Half: 91.67% copper, 8.33% nickel Presidential dollar: 88.5% copper, 6% zinc, 3.5% manganese, 2% nickel Eisenhower and Susan B. Anthony dollars had the same composition as dimes and quarters. Pennies minted before 1982 were 95% copper and 5% zinc. Dimes, quarters, halves, and dollars minted before 1965 were 90% silver and 10% copper. Before 1933, there were also larger denomination coins made with gold.

What is the flower on the ten cent coin?

well in my opinion i believe it is a chocolocusmantis which is found in the south korean borders which is protected by south narnians. If you want to collect one of these flowers please consult mr tumnus when adventuring into the narnian borders.

What is the metal used in a 1 cent coin?

If you mean the cent of the US Dollar currency: Up to 1982 they used 95% copper and 5 % zinc. From 1983 to presentit is 97.5% zinc, 2.5% copper. core: 99.2% zinc, 0.8% copper; plating: pure copper.

What is the value of the 1963 south African 5c coin?

You are asking about a 5 Cent coin from South Africa (KM#59). The coin is 17.35mm in diameter, weighs 2.83 grams, and is composed of 50%, giving it an ASW (Actual Silver Weight) of 0.0455 troy ounces. With silver (as of November 18, 2012) valued at US$32.25 per troy ounce, the "melt" value of the coin is about US$1.46. Being made of silver, the coin would no longer circulate, but its face value (with the South African Rand valued at 11.28 US cents as of November 18, 2012) is slightly over one half a US cent. The front of the coin bears a portrait of Jan van Riebeeck (a 17th-century Dutch colonial administrator and founder of Cape Town) and the words "UNITY IS STRENGTH" and "EENDRAG MAAK MAG" (Afrikaans for "Unity is Strength"). The back bears an image of a protea flower surrounded by five bundles of sticks, the date "1963" above, the denomination "5 C" below, "SOUTH AFRICA" to the left and "SUID-AFRIKA" (Afrikaans for "South Africa") to the right. 8,054,000 were produced for circulation in 1963, as well as another 4,025 in Proof for collectors According to the Standard Catalog of World Coins, the coin is worth little over its silver value (US$1.46) even in Uncirculated condition. In Proof, it would be valued at about US$3.00.

What coins are in a 1 pound coin?

The British One Pound coin is a single coin known as a One Pound coin.

WHY is metal used to make coins?

It can be shaped with great detail, it doesn't wear out that fast,and it's reasonably hard to fake.

Why is specific metal used for coins?

Specific metal is used for coins mainly for three reasons: First: to be durable enough against friction to last for relativelylong periods without the lettering and/or the images wearing off Second: to make it difficult to be counterfeited Third: to be costly for those who are trying to counterfeit thecoins

Does a copper coin have a component that is metal?

Copper coins are made of metal, as copper is a metal. However, mostcoins are not pure copper. In the US, the modern penny (one cent)is copper-coated zinc. There is copper in dimes, quarters andhalf-dollars as the inner "sandwich" of clad coins, between layersof zinc. There is also copper in the Presidential $1 coins, becausethe coins are made of brass (88.5% copper, with zinc, manganese,and nickel), the same alloy used in the earlier Sacajawea $1 coin.

How many 5c coins are equal to 10?

question does not say 10 what 2 x 5c coins = 10c 200 x 5c coins = $10