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A Year by the Window (updated for 5/23/21)

The_Dinosaur_ManThe_Dinosaur_Man Posts: 748 ✭✭✭✭✭
edited June 1, 2021 2:51PM in U.S. Coin Forum

So this is an experiment I started a year ago on this date. I purchased a Proof 1961 Roosevelt, no cameo and originally blast white, and decided to set it by a south-facing window to see if and how it tones. For under $4.00, it was neat to see how the coin changed color over the year.

February 18, 2020

May 23, 2020. Purchased a second proof at the time for comparison.

June 11, 2020

August 20, 2020

December 17, 2020

February 18, 2021 - One year later.

Thanks for checking out my post!


May 23, 2021. I'm beginning to think that toning colors might be seasonal.

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