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 Posted 05/15/2018  4:16 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add ateyat to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
I know that the 1982 no mint mark weight is 3.1 grams, but I have this one weight 2.54 is this a weight error and does it give it any value
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 Posted 05/15/2018  4:20 pm  Show Profile   Check Errers and Varietys's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Errers and Varietys to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Nope, not an error at all. 2.5 grams means that your coin is Copper plated over a Zinc core. 3.1 grams means it's Copper. Your coin is worth face value.
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More information about Die Deterioration? http://goccf.com/t/317950
Retired U.S. Mint Coin Die Set information. http://goccf.com/t/302961
1988 P LMC RDV-006, 1998 P LMC Wide AM, and 2000 P LMC Wide AM. http://goccf.com/t/327834 http://goccf.com/t/294303 http://goccf.com/t/312900
1973 D Lincoln Memorial cent With Recurring Die Subsidence Error Information. http://goccf.com/t/304624
Machine Doubling tutorial. http://goccf.com/t/332421
Die states progression on coins. Scroll down, so you can see the different die state progressions. http://goccf.com/t/325638
Die Deterioration Doubling Tutorial. http://goccf.com/t/336470
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 Posted 05/15/2018  4:35 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add ateyat to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks
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 Posted 05/15/2018  4:40 pm  Show Profile   Check Errers and Varietys's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Errers and Varietys to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
You're very welcome. Back in 1982, they still had some Copper Planchet left over from 1981, so they were using all of them up that year. They were also using a new composition, which was Zinc Planchets with Copper plating.
Errers and Varietys.
More information about Die Deterioration? http://goccf.com/t/317950
Retired U.S. Mint Coin Die Set information. http://goccf.com/t/302961
1988 P LMC RDV-006, 1998 P LMC Wide AM, and 2000 P LMC Wide AM. http://goccf.com/t/327834 http://goccf.com/t/294303 http://goccf.com/t/312900
1973 D Lincoln Memorial cent With Recurring Die Subsidence Error Information. http://goccf.com/t/304624
Machine Doubling tutorial. http://goccf.com/t/332421
Die states progression on coins. Scroll down, so you can see the different die state progressions. http://goccf.com/t/325638
Die Deterioration Doubling Tutorial. http://goccf.com/t/336470
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 Posted 05/16/2018  6:22 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coppergold to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Look for a 1982 D small date that weighs 3.11grams and you might have a rare coin. 1983 is another year for searching for copper 3.11s
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 Posted 05/16/2018  10:26 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add ateyat to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I will keep searching thanks
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