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Just A Weight Question On A 1984 Philadelphia Lincoln Cent!

 
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 Posted 05/15/2021  7:56 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add JJC314 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Hello guys forgive my ignorance but I was weight my Lincoln cents and ran on a 1984 Philadelphia Lincoln cent that weights 2.59 grams is this normal most of the others weight 2.49, 2.5, 2.51 but none 2.59 just curious on it.
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 Posted 05/15/2021  8:11 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add nfine to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Normal weight is 2.5 grams 0.1 grams. Your 2.58 gram Lincoln falls within the 2.4 to 2.6 gram range.

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 Posted 05/15/2021  8:14 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add John1 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Mint tolerance is +/- .10 grams of normal 2.5 grams. On older cents the tolerance is +/- .13 grams.
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 Posted 05/15/2021  8:15 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add JJC314 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Good to know thanks a million!
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 Posted 05/15/2021  8:31 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add JJC314 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks John1 that info is also helpful.
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 Posted 05/15/2021  8:47 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Dearborn to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply


JJC, there is a huge data base on coins that can be found on this site. Look in the Left margin: you will find a link titled "US Coin Facts"

Her is the link for you...

https://www.coincommunity.com/us_coin_facts/
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 Posted 05/15/2021  8:51 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Well within tolerance.



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Other coin weight and tolerances :

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 Posted 05/16/2021  6:22 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Dearborn to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks Coop! I've seen you post that many times and always forget to Dl it and then forget where I saw it..
Collecting since 1972. Learning from then on
"Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn." -Benjamin Franklin
My Dansco 7070 type set coin count: 31/76
My Dansco 8176 Eisenhower dollar Album coin count: 36/36, My Dansco 8166,8167 Kennedy half dollar Album coin count: 198/198
My Dansco 8140,8143-8147 Washington quarter Albums coin count: 423/423
My Dansco 8113,8114 Jefferson nickel Albums coin count: not sure yet
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