1982 copper penny Small or Large Date ? help me please !!

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1982 copper penny Small or Large Date ? help me please !!

#1 Unread post by lapregunta2014 » Tue Nov 07, 2017 6:33 pm

Hello to everybody, well fellas i found a copper penny 1982 D , i put it on the scale and it weight 3.1 g, so i realize it is copper all good.... but now my biggest concern is... it is a small date penny or a large date one ??? i will post some images of it and i will really appreciate any tips on it...please feel free to ask for any info if needed ...thanks a lot !!
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Re: 1982 copper penny Small or Large Date ? help me please !!

#2 Unread post by mikev50 » Tue Nov 07, 2017 6:55 pm

it's a large date---

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#3 Unread post by PetesPockets55 » Tue Nov 07, 2017 11:32 pm

mikev50 wrote:
Tue Nov 07, 2017 6:55 pm
it's a large date---

I know what you were hoping for but I agree with Mike.
The easiest way I can tell is on the 2.
Large date- The diagonal line from the top loop to the left side of the base is straight (like this 2)
Small date- Curves slightly as it reaches the base. ( 2)
The large date also comes closer to the rim of the coin and is easier to see with one of each in a side by side comparison.
Hope this helps.

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Re: 1982 copper penny Small or Large Date ? help me please !!

#4 Unread post by Daniel » Wed Nov 08, 2017 7:03 am

Here's out guide to help tell the difference http://coinauctionshelp.com/1982-lincol ... arge-date/

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#5 Unread post by lapregunta2014 » Wed Nov 08, 2017 11:57 pm

Once again.... thanks a lot guys, i really appreciate your time and knowledge ...for reading my post and giving your opinion....meanwhile, i will keep looking for those little treasures....maybe next time i have better luck....!!!!

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#6 Unread post by PetesPockets55 » Thu Nov 09, 2017 7:14 am

lapregunta2014 wrote:
Wed Nov 08, 2017 11:57 pm
Once again.... thanks a lot guys, i really appreciate your time and knowledge ...for reading my post and giving your opinion....meanwhile, i will keep looking for those little treasures....maybe next time i have better luck....!!!!
You're welcome.
Glad we could help "The Question" get an answer.

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#7 Unread post by Paul » Sat Nov 11, 2017 11:33 am

Daniel wrote:
Wed Nov 08, 2017 7:03 am
Here's out guide to help tell the difference http://coinauctionshelp.com/1982-lincol ... arge-date/
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