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polyvinyl chloride
A chemical used to soften the plastic. It is used in some coin holders and albums. PVC can damage the surfaces of coins.

PVC
Polyvinyl chloride.

PVC damage
A film left on a coin after storage in flips that contain PVC. See also polyvinyl chloride.

PVC flip
Another name for a coin flip that contains PVC. See also polyvinyl chloride.

verdigris
A green or bluish-green substance stuck to a coin as a result from the metal reacting to a non-archival element like polyvinyl chloride. Coins with verdigris are usually considered damaged.

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