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US One Cent Steel Penny Question?

 
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 Posted 02/10/2019  12:08 am Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Littlelion77 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
I got this penny that looks like it is just zinc(or something else). Need ya help. Someone wants to buy it. Don't we any rip ( or get ripped). Any suggestions?


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 Posted 02/10/2019  12:34 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add jbuck to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
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 Posted 02/10/2019  03:44 am  Show Profile   Check spruett001's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add spruett001 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
How much does it weigh (coin only, obviously) and can you post a pic of the reverse? Is it magnetic?

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 Posted 02/10/2019  07:54 am  Show Profile   Check chafemasterj's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add chafemasterj to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I agree with Spruett. Weight and magnet are a good place to start.
I hesitate to say it's plated. Most plated coins I come across have details muted somewhat. That LMC has crisp sharp details.

Note that if you don't want to remove the coin from its holder weigh with it then weigh an empty holder. Simple math gives us an answer.
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 Posted 02/10/2019  09:25 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add T-BOP to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
The coin does not look plated . Looks interesting like it escaped the copper plating .
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 Posted 02/10/2019  11:27 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add CoinHunter27 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
If you can give us the weight that would be very helpful. (Of course without the case). It may have gotten out of the mint without Being plated. It's also in pretty nice shape. Fingers crossed!

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