1997 Lincoln cent

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1997 Lincoln cent

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I found a 1997 penny that has no raised letters on front silver in color on front and only weighs 2.4 grams
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Re: 1997 Lincoln cent

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This has been damaged. No error coming out of the mint looks like that. Looks like someone held it to a belt sander, removed the copper plating, and exposed the inner zinc core.
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I agree this is damage to the coin and after it left the mint.

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Thanks again

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