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1980 D U.S. cent, 3.1 weight. wait a second, luster is silver, and reacts to a magnet. OMG.

emeraldATVemeraldATV Posts: 4,056 ✭✭✭✭✭

Wooden nickles would be in the same category, correct ?
I'm guessing the platting made it magnetic, is that possible ?
The reverse has the same low spots as many of the normal copper cents show.
Was this manufactured ? Very Clean looking also.

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    1madman1madman Posts: 1,295 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Plated, nothing special

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    dcarrdcarr Posts: 8,007 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited February 18, 2023 4:17AM

    If plated with pure nickel, it would become somewhat attracted to a magnet.

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    rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Likely plated... Looks like it in the pictures.... Cheers, RickO

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    emeraldATVemeraldATV Posts: 4,056 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Sorry I forgot to mention the die crack on the reverse side,
    end to end of the steps.
    If plated, any answers why,where, and ..Why ?
    I read silver platting is all the rage if they wanted that effect.
    In hand it looks very smooth.
    The biggest thing about this coin, You cant look a gift horse in the mouth.
    Thanks for your help people.

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