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  1. #1

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    1972 penny silver?

    Im not sure but was unrolling my first box and i found a coin that looked pretty white in the roll I thought it was going to be a dime but it was a 1972 penny. Whats it worth?


    not the best quality.
    Last edited by MoneyBags; Jun 28, 2012 at 06:49 PM.
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    coppers:2000/15000

    90% silver 0/50
    40% silver0/100

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    Picture totally not clear and way too big
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    Don't know the worth, but the cent missed the copper wash at the mint. I have several zincoln's that have partial wash missing......NGE
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    Quote Originally Posted by chrisplay2004 View Post
    Picture totally not clear and way too big
    is that better?
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    wheats:41/100
    coppers:2000/15000

    90% silver 0/50
    40% silver0/100

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    Quote Originally Posted by chrisplay2004 View Post
    thanks I tried to use a refrigerator magnet and it did not stick how can I know what its value is? should i take it to a coin shop?
    Rolls/Change


    wheats:41/100
    coppers:2000/15000

    90% silver 0/50
    40% silver0/100

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    Quote Originally Posted by NGE View Post
    Don't know the worth, but the cent missed the copper wash at the mint.
    This one is bronze and was not copper plated like a zincoln.
    1/100 of an American dollar is a cent. It is NOT a penny. The word penny is used by several other countries, such as Great Britain, to denote their smallest denomination. In order to be numismatically correct, you must use the term cent to describe the American coin.

    Quote Originally Posted by Edmund Burke
    The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sagittarius98 View Post
    This one is bronze and was not copper plated like a zincoln.
    so mines worth nothing?
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    wheats:41/100
    coppers:2000/15000

    90% silver 0/50
    40% silver0/100

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    Quote Originally Posted by MoneyBags View Post
    so mines worth nothing?
    Try taking better pictures with the macro (flower symbol) feature. Most likely it is just plated, so 1 cent of value. If you post better pics, it may be something else, but I can't tell right now.
    Last edited by sagittarius98; Jun 29, 2012 at 04:57 AM.
    1/100 of an American dollar is a cent. It is NOT a penny. The word penny is used by several other countries, such as Great Britain, to denote their smallest denomination. In order to be numismatically correct, you must use the term cent to describe the American coin.

    Quote Originally Posted by Edmund Burke
    The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sagittarius98 View Post
    Try taking better pictures with the macro (flower symbol) feature. Most likely it is just plated, so 1 cent of value. If you post better pics, it may be something else, but I can't tell right now.
    how can I my iphone sucks at taking pics close up.
    Rolls/Change


    wheats:41/100
    coppers:2000/15000

    90% silver 0/50
    40% silver0/100

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    probrably just painted/worn, though it is a copper, not a zinc, likely not worth more than 1c.
    hh
    buff
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    BuffaloBoy

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    Quote Originally Posted by MoneyBags View Post
    how can I my iphone sucks at taking pics close up.
    Do you have a camera, or just your iPhone?
    1/100 of an American dollar is a cent. It is NOT a penny. The word penny is used by several other countries, such as Great Britain, to denote their smallest denomination. In order to be numismatically correct, you must use the term cent to describe the American coin.

    Quote Originally Posted by Edmund Burke
    The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.

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    Be very careful handling it, it may be coated with mercury. I did this back in the day with many cents, when I had no sense......nge
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    put it in a metal frying pan or directly on your stovetop coil if you have the old kind (not the flat ceramic kind), if it turns from silver to gold its just a chemistry class experiment called "Magic Pennies".

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bigheed View Post
    put it in a metal frying pan or directly on your stovetop coil if you have the old kind (not the flat ceramic kind), if it turns from silver to gold its just a chemistry class experiment called "Magic Pennies".
    and if it doesn't I just could have messed up a rare coin?
    Rolls/Change


    wheats:41/100
    coppers:2000/15000

    90% silver 0/50
    40% silver0/100

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    we need better pictures, front and back, possibly even the side of the penny, to try to determine what is wrong with the coin...
    HH
    BuffaloBoy

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    Quote Originally Posted by MoneyBags View Post
    and if it doesn't I just could have messed up a rare coin?
    Buy a 0.1 gram scale, and we can determine if it is an error or not. They sell for $10 at Harbor Freight.
    1/100 of an American dollar is a cent. It is NOT a penny. The word penny is used by several other countries, such as Great Britain, to denote their smallest denomination. In order to be numismatically correct, you must use the term cent to describe the American coin.

    Quote Originally Posted by Edmund Burke
    The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.

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    how much would it weigh if it is an error

    and would this one work?
    http://www.amazon.com/American-Weigh...words=0.1+gram
    Quote Originally Posted by sagittarius98 View Post
    Buy a 0.1 gram scale, and we can determine if it is an error or not. They sell for $10 at Harbor Freight.
    Last edited by MoneyBags; Jul 05, 2012 at 10:25 PM.
    Rolls/Change


    wheats:41/100
    coppers:2000/15000

    90% silver 0/50
    40% silver0/100

  20. #19
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    Quote Originally Posted by MoneyBags View Post
    The one in the link would work, too. I am not sure on the weight of an error, but, someone else could probably assist you on that.
    1/100 of an American dollar is a cent. It is NOT a penny. The word penny is used by several other countries, such as Great Britain, to denote their smallest denomination. In order to be numismatically correct, you must use the term cent to describe the American coin.

    Quote Originally Posted by Edmund Burke
    The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.

  21. #20

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    Quote Originally Posted by sagittarius98 View Post
    The one in the link would work, too. I am not sure on the weight of an error, but, someone else could probably assist you on that.
    shoulld I buy it or just take it to a coin shop?
    Rolls/Change


    wheats:41/100
    coppers:2000/15000

    90% silver 0/50
    40% silver0/100

 

 
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