Arsenical Bronze

It is still not entirely clear to what extent arsenic was deliberately added to copper

Arsenical bronze is an alloy in which arsenic, as opposed to or in addition to tin or other constituent metals, is combined with copper to make bronze. I was watching “The Curse of Oak Island”[1] and Gary Drayton[2] found a trade token while metal detecting. It turned out to be made of arsenical bronze.

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