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brown
Term applied to a copper coin that no longer has the red color of copper.

brown
A term used to describe the color of a copper or copper-plated coin that has less than 5-percent of its original color because of natural oxidation.

copper
A non-precious reddish-brown soft metal that has been traditionally used to strike lower denomination coins. Sometimes written using its chemical symbol of Cu for its Latin name cuprum.

red brown
A term used to describe the color of a copper or copper-plated coin that maintains between 5-percent and 95-percent of its original color because of natural oxidation.

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