1942 Steel Cent Pattern

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This was a pattern coin minted in 1942 to test the alloy used in the 1943 Steel Cents.
 

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Clad2Silver

Bronze Member
Jul 17, 2018
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4,958
Eastern Connecticut
Detector(s) used
Garrett AT Max/ Garrett AT Pro/ Garrett Ace 400/ Garrett Pro Pointer 2 / Garrett Z-Lynk AT Propointer
Primary Interest:
Metal Detecting
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There are literally dozens of pattern coins made by the US mint. Here's a pattern coin for the Double Eagle that was never used.
The obverse side with the Indian was eventually used on the $10 dollar gold coin.
 

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