Zinc Post-1982 Pennies
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Post-1982 Pennies.
Before 1982, US pennies were made of solid copper. After the price of copper briefly went over a penny per penny, they reconsidered, and now pennies are copper plated zinc.
Source: America
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 15 April, 2002
Text Updated: 18 December, 2007
Price: $0.01/penny
Size: 0.5"
Purity: >90%
Sample Group: Coins