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1943 Copper Penny? What Do You Think?

 
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 Posted 04/10/2020  12:43 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Skot1 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Hello my dad left me his collection and found this 1943 penny that looks either copper with toning...or copper mixed with steel...or rust...let me know thank you.


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 Posted 04/10/2020  12:45 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add bobby131313 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
That's just rust. It always starts at the edge because the sheets were zinc coated before the blanks were punched out.

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 Posted 04/10/2020  12:46 pm  Show Profile   Check Pacificoin's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Pacificoin to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
It is a rusted steel Penny .Spend it
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 Posted 04/10/2020  1:48 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add coop to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
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 Posted 04/10/2020  2:06 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add John1 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
It's a 1943-D steel cent with rust,environmental damage.
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 Posted 04/10/2020  2:10 pm  Show Profile   Check Yokozuna's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Yokozuna to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
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It's a zinc platted steel cent. It's common for the zinc to wear off leaving the steel core to do what steel does, rust like crazy!
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 Posted 04/10/2020  3:12 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Oh well. Can't blame a guy for asking!



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 Posted 04/10/2020  3:41 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Errers and Varietys to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I would still save it.
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 Posted 04/10/2020  3:50 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add T-BOP to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Hmm , well you had the rust part right . But it's Steel ,zinc and rust .
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