All coins contemporary items have different weight characteristics.In addition, over time, the material from which made the coin, tends to abrade or, conversely, "overgrown" undesirable touch and dirt, but because the metal takes on a whole other parameters in relation to those that have been characterized at the exit from the conveyor.

difference in weight



wonder that the weight of modern Russian coins may vary, and by factors such as belonging to a jubilee money, the presence of a smooth or toothed edges and so forth. So, pyatidesyatikopeechnye coins with different types of edges have a deviation of about 012 grams with an increase in the side edge and the gear respectively weigh 2.
8 grams, or 2.92. coins of the same denomination issued in different years can be significant differences in this indicator.

Picking up two different ten-coin can be without any special instruments to determine what weight characteristics of these coins are different in favor of very limited commemorative money.This difference is approximately 2.55 grams, respectively, by weight ranging from 5.65 to 8.20 grams.

The difference between the smallest Russian coin is still running - a penny, and the largest, 10 Rubles denomination of approximately four grams.Their weight on average data does not exceed 1.47 and 5, 65 grams, respectively.

nickels, according to official information should weigh 2.6 grams, pyatidesyatikopeechnaya - 2.9 ruble - 3.25.In fact, these coins may have weight characteristics somewhat different from the accepted norms.

With the growth of the nominal rise and weights of coins minted since the mint 5 rubles weighing more than six grams.

weight limit



There are certain limits of weight tolerance, the ability to determine the deviation of the characteristics of the coins in either direction.The higher the country's development of the technology of coinage, the less is the parameter, and the coins are different from the set parameters in the smaller side, called lightweight, a large, respectively - ponderous.

In addition, it should be noted that still live in the memory of the Soviet coins were the standard-definition performance and standards, for example, one Soviet kopeck had a weight equal to one gram, kopeck piece - 2 grams and so on up to five cents, which when weighing clearly betrayedfigure 5 and a single gram more or less.