Australia 1951M Penny PCGS MS64RB

When considering a common date coin like 1951M, a collector needs something extra to make their coin stand out from the crowd. This is such a coin. Red salmon with magenta is one of the more extravagant colour combos found on Melbourne bronze.

Curious about what creates such attractive toning? You can read more about thin film interference here.

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