US Lincoln Cent (penny) No Copper Plating 1982 to Date
You know it, Jim. But most people do not know it. Since 1982 our US 'copper' pennies have been minted out of zinc, not copper. Why? Because the value of one copper cent is more than one cent.
Coin: 2948 , Genre: United States
Requested by: Jim, Fri, 05-Feb-2010 19:30:54 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Fri, 23-Aug-2013 03:06:29 GMT
Reviewed by CoinQuest. Appraisal ok., Fri, 23-Aug-2013 03:06:29 GMT
Requester description: 1982 Liberty, In God We Trust, United States of America, One Cent,E Pluribus Unum, 1982 D
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