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  • It's a 1985d Lincoln cent but its polished silver colored and it magnetic

  • TitusFlaviusTitusFlavius Posts: 252 ✭✭✭

    From the pictures, the surfaces don't look like original mint surfaces, so I would suspect some kind of plating with a magnetic metal. The weight would be significant factor. If a little over 2.5 grams, it's most likely a genuine normal 1985 D cent that has been privately plated. To be worth more than 1 cent, it would have to be an actual mint error, and authenticated as such either by a third party grading service, or a recognized expert in mint errors. I'd say the odds aren't in your favor, but checking the weight would be the next step before deciding to investigate further.

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  • Namvet69Namvet69 Posts: 3,665 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Looks replated to me too. The hunt continues. Peace Roy

  • JimnightJimnight Posts: 5,144 ✭✭✭✭✭


  • tomtomtomtomtomtomtomtom Posts: 361 ✭✭✭

    We don't do shinny metal disks on this forum :)

  • 291fifth291fifth Posts: 18,926 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Plated. No collector premium.

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