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Coins

Tim's measurements of a bunch of coins from the top drawer of the dresser.

  • number How many units (e.g., 25 for a quarter)
  • unit The unit (e.g., cents)
  • year
  • country
  • mass in grams
  • diameter in cm, measured with a micrometer side to side with "heads" up.
  • thickness in cm, measured with a micrometer roughly in the middle. This varies a lot.
  • color silver, gold, or mixed. No attempt to differentiate copper, brassy, nickel, etc.

<text form of the data>

numberunityearcountrymass_gdiameter_cmthick_cmcolor
25cent2005USA5.682.41960.149352silver
25cent1979USA5.612.422650.156718silver
25cent1992USA5.662.417570.151384silver
1dollarUSA8.032.652780.177292gold
1dollarUSA7.992.653280.178054gold
1dollarUSA7.952.649730.174752gold
10pesoMEX10.232.750.218948mixed
1krone2003SWE6.972.500120.170688silver
2pence1979GBR7.032.596130.17272gold
20pesoMEX15.833.20.25908mixed
5rand1994RSA6.932.591560.163576silver
1realBRA6.832.69570.166624mixed
50centavo1994BRA3.962.295140.126746silver
2peso1994MEX5.172.309370.172212mixed
5centavo2003BRA4.112.207260.147828gold
5cent2010USA4.952.118110.16002silver
5cent1996USA4.922.123950.169672silver
5cent1964USA4.982.118360.181864silver
2euro2000FRA8.552.550.188976mixed
1euro2002GER7.512.322580.20447mixed
1pound2002GBR9.552.507230.289814gold
10centavos1996BRA3.62.198620.124714silver
1peso1993MEX3.922.106420.161798mixed
5euro-cent2002EUR3.942.125220.142494gold
1cent1997USA2.461.906780.136144gold
1cent2004USA2.491.90170.132842gold
10cent2002USA2.251.788410.116078silver
1krone1992DEN3.682.02540.135128silver
10├Âre1980SWE1.451.499620.094234silver
1dollar1990CAN6.962.60.143764gold
10krone1984NOR8.972.405890.286766silver
5peso1999MEX7.042.557530.195834mixed
10cent2000RSA21.597410.13716gold
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