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Have a Silver Penny That's NOT a 1943 Steel Cent? Here's How to Find Out What You Have | The Fun Times Guide to U.S. Coins

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Do You Have a Valuable Lincoln Wheat Penny?

Steel pennies Find out If You Have One of the Most Valuable Lincoln Wheat Pennies: 1944, 1944-D, 1944-S Steel

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Did you know - the most expensive penny is the 1944 Steel Wheat penny valued at $110K. #Infographic

Did you know - the most expensive penny is the 1944 Steel Wheat penny valued at $110K. #Infographic

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Numismatic Oddities: The ONE and ONLY coin in the history of U.S. Currency capable of being lifted with a magnet was the 1943 steel penny, sometimes called "the Steelie". In an effort to save copper for war production, the 1943 mint run used a steel penny with a zinc covering. This proved to be wildly unpopular with the general public, as they were often confused with dimes and human perspiration caused the edges of the penny (not covered in zinc) to inevitably rust.

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Cotton + Steel Penny Arcade City Morning

Cotton + Steel Penny Arcade City Morning - Discount Designer Fabric - Fabric.com

1943-D STEEL WHEAT PENNY Numismatic Oddities: The ONE and ONLY coin in the history of U.S. Currency capable of being lifted with a magnet was the 1943 steel penny, sometimes called "the Steelie". In an effort to save copper for war production, the 1943 mint run used a steel penny with a zinc covering. This proved to be wildly unpopular with the general public, as they were often confused with dimes and human perspiration caused the edges of the penny (not covered in zinc) to inevitably…

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How to Tell the Difference Between a 1943 Zinc Coin & a 1943 Steel Penny

How to Tell the Difference Between a 1943 Zinc Coin & a 1943 Steel Penny thumbnail

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Can You Guess How Much a 1943 Penny Is Worth?

Can You Guess How Much a 1943 Penny is Worth?: The 1943 steel penny obverse - these pennies were made of steel to save copper for the war effort..

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