Copper has played a significant part in the history of mankind, which has used the easily accessible uncompounded metal for thousands of years. Several early civilizations have evidence of using copper.
Copper also has a significant presence as a decorative metal art in buildings due to its ductility. It can also be used as an anti-germ surface that can add to the anti-bacterial and antimicrobial features in hospitals. It is also used in utensils in kitchens, becuase of its heat conducting properties and ductility. Its use in coins, in one form or the other, is well known.
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