copper coin

copper coin
coin or coin currency made out of copper (reddish-brown metallic element)

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  • copper — copper1 [käp′ər] n. pl. copper or coppers [ME & OE coper < LL cuprum, contr. < Cyprium ( aes), Cyprian (brass), copper, after Gr Kyprios,CYPRUS, noted for its copper mines] 1. a reddish brown, malleable, ductile, metallic element that is… …   English World dictionary

  • Coin grading — In coin collecting coin grading is the process of determining the grade or condition of a coin, one of the key factors in determining its value as a collector s item. The grading of a coin includes the analysis of several criteria, the most… …   Wikipedia

  • coin — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. mint, strike, stamp; invent, originate. See imagination, form. n. money, specie, currency, change, piece; gold, silver, copper, nickel, dime, cent, etc.; tin, brass (both inf.). II (Roget s IV) n.… …   English dictionary for students

  • copper — I. /ˈkɒpə / (say kopuh) noun 1. Chemistry a malleable, ductile metallic element having a characteristic reddish brown colour. Symbol: Cu; relative atomic mass: 63.54; atomic number: 29; density: 8.96 at 20°C. 2. a copper coin, as the English… …  

  • Coin roll hunting — (often abbreviated CRH ) is the hobby of searching change pulled from circulation for collectible coins. The serious hobbyist usually obtains his coins from banks in the form of rolled coins. Coin roll hunters obtain in the U.S., rolls of pennies …   Wikipedia

  • Copper — Cop per, n. [OE. coper (cf. D. koper, Sw. koppar, Dan. kobber, G. kupfer), LL. cuper, fr. L. cuprum for earlier Cyprium, Cyprium aes, i.e., Cyprian brass, fr. Gr. ? of Cyprus (Gr. ?), anciently renowned for its copper mines. Cf. {Cypreous}.] 1. A …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Copper finch — Copper Cop per, n. [OE. coper (cf. D. koper, Sw. koppar, Dan. kobber, G. kupfer), LL. cuper, fr. L. cuprum for earlier Cyprium, Cyprium aes, i.e., Cyprian brass, fr. Gr. ? of Cyprus (Gr. ?), anciently renowned for its copper mines. Cf. {Cypreous} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Copper glance — Copper Cop per, n. [OE. coper (cf. D. koper, Sw. koppar, Dan. kobber, G. kupfer), LL. cuper, fr. L. cuprum for earlier Cyprium, Cyprium aes, i.e., Cyprian brass, fr. Gr. ? of Cyprus (Gr. ?), anciently renowned for its copper mines. Cf. {Cypreous} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coin clipping — is the act of shaving off a small portion of a precious metal coin for profit. Over time the precious metal clippings would be saved up and melted into bullion. Up until the mid 20th century, coins were often made of silver or gold, which were… …   Wikipedia

  • Copper (disambiguation) — Copper is a reddish colored metallic element, widely used in manufacturing and industry. Copper may also refer to: Biology: Lycaeninae, a family of butterflies commonly called the coppers Copper shark, the common name for Carcharhinus brachyurus …   Wikipedia

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