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Odd penny weight

Good morning. I found this 1982 D Lincoln penny roll hunting today. When I weighed it to determine the composition it was 2.94 grams. That’s too heavy for zinc and too light for copper. Any thoughts??

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  • OldhoopsterOldhoopster Posts: 2,930 ✭✭✭✭✭

    The min weight tolerance of a cent is 2.98 grams. You may have a slightly rolled thin planchet. 0.04grams is very minor and carries no premium

    Member of the ANA since 1982


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