Coin Community Family of Web Sites
Like us on Facebook! Subscribe to our Youtube Channel! Check out our Twitter! Check out our Pinterest!
Username:
Password:
Save Password
Forgot your Password?

Welcome Guest! Need help? Got a question? Inherit some coins?
Our coin forum is completely free! Register Now!

1982 Penny Copper Vs. Zinc

 
 
To participate in the forum you must log in or register.
Author Previous Topic Topic Next Topic  
New Member
United States
43 Posts
 Posted 06/25/2019  6:25 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add mercystjohn to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
I am wanting to seperate the copper from the zinc. At what weight does the seperation begin. The Philly mint has the weight going up to 3.16 to 2.42, there are several in the 3.00 to 3.07 range. The Denver mint is about the same. I was just wondering, I might have a 1982 D small date, but the weight is making it confusing.
Pillar of the Community
United States
999 Posts
 Posted 06/25/2019  6:30 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Greasy Fingers to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
3.1 +/- copper 2.5 +/- zinc Both mints minted copper and zinc 1982's small and large dates... to CCF
Bedrock of the Community
Learn More...
United States
21695 Posts
 Posted 06/25/2019  6:31 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
To CCF!
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
Bedrock of the Community
Learn More...
United States
37947 Posts
 Posted 06/25/2019  6:39 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Enter "1982 Cent Types" in the Search box on the left above, skip the ads, and read all about this on prior threads.



to the CCF!
New Member
United States
43 Posts
 Posted 06/25/2019  6:48 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add mercystjohn to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Just wondering if this could be a small date. The wt. is 3.09
New Member
United States
43 Posts
 Posted 06/25/2019  6:55 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add mercystjohn to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
When one is talking +/- on a Penny going from copper to zinc, are you looking at 20 to 30 percent off the 3.10 wt, then it would be zinc. Or does anyone know.
Valued Member
United States
379 Posts
 Posted 06/25/2019  7:32 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Rookie2018 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
1982 D copper (3.1g) small date is the one you're looking for. If you do find it, please post pictures of it as they are rare coins and very difficult to find. Good luck in your search!

Cheers
Valued Member
United States
379 Posts
 Posted 06/25/2019  7:35 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Rookie2018 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
@mercyjohn. That's a large date. Google pictures of small date 1982
Valued Member
United States
117 Posts
 Posted 06/25/2019  7:45 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Gincoin43 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
There are a bunch varieties for that year I believe. Both Philly and Denver have zinc and copper versions All the ones that weigh ~2.5 should.be zinc.
Bedrock of the Community
Learn More...
United States
37947 Posts
 Posted 06/25/2019  7:50 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Large date. Please take a few minutes and use the Search feature above to familiarize yourself with these easily-identified varieties.
Bedrock of the Community
United States
15495 Posts
 Posted 06/26/2019  10:19 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Conder101 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Copper plated zinc should weigh between 2.4 and 2.6 grams
The solid copper/brass coins should weigh between 2.98 and 3.24 grams.
You may find some coins that weigh very slightly more than the 2.6 figure or very slightly less than the 2.98 figure but the ranges I mentioned should identify better than 95% of all of them no questions asked.
Gary Schmidt
  Previous Topic Topic Next Topic  
 
To participate in the forum you must log in or register.

Coin Community Member eBay Sales

Certified Coins   Certified VAMs   Certified Errors  




Disclaimer: While a tremendous amount of effort goes into ensuring the accuracy of the information contained in this site, Coin Community assumes no liability for errors. Copyright 2005 - 2019 Coin Community Family- all rights reserved worldwide. Use of any images or content on this website without prior written permission of Coin Community or the original lender is strictly prohibited.
Contact Us  |  Advertise Here  |  Privacy Policy / Terms of Use

Coin Community Forum © 2005 - 2019 Coin Community Forums
It took 0.78 seconds to rattle this change. Powered By: Snitz Forums 2000 Version 3.4.05