The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

Go figure.

Saturday, January 06, 2007

“You know, melting coins for the intrinsic metalic value is now illegal in the United States.”

I was going through my change in the car today when I found this nickel and while the front is typical, it was the back that caught my eye—it looks partially melted. It's not been shot, that would have deformed the coin and this is still quite normally flat. I doubt it's an arc-welder as the front is still fine, and there don't appear to be any scorch marks along the back.

Perhaps acid?

Anyway, it's pretty cool looking.

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