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 Posted 06/13/2019  8:53 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Topekaguy to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Has anyone seen a penny like this? I know it is not rare but I really like the toning.

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 Posted 06/13/2019  9:05 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Just the result of handling and perhaps unusual environmental exposure. Copper takes on all sorts of colors during circulation.
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 Posted 06/13/2019  9:06 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Spence to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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Has anyone seen a penny like this?


We see them often on CCF, but I agree that the toning is very pleasant.
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 Posted 06/13/2019  9:40 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Greasy Fingers to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
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 Posted 06/16/2019  9:11 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Kopper Ken to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Definitely environmental exposure...I've seen 'em blacker.

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