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A 1943 Silver Penny? Didnt Even Know That Exsisted. Is It Rare?

 
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 Posted 02/03/2020  11:32 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add HairyCoinNoob to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
A 1943 silver penny? is it really silver or is it just bleached or something? lol.

but I'm thinkin.. if its silver.. and a penny.. its gotta be WORTH TWO BILLION DOLLARS FOR SURE!! MIIRIGHT?!?

lol, is it rare and worth anything?






it almost doesn't look silver in the picture, but heres it side by side a normal penny


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 Posted 02/04/2020  12:10 am  Show Profile   Check GrapeCollects's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add GrapeCollects to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
It's a steel cent, I sell these for a nickel.
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 Posted 02/04/2020  12:52 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add RogerRamjet to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Struck in steel due to war time shortages of copper. Here's more info... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1943_steel_cent
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 Posted 02/04/2020  04:20 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add HairyCoinNoob to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
oh wow, thats crazy, I never knew they did that lol.

thanks for the info tho guys!
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