1983 cent, alloy mix?

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1983 cent, alloy mix?

#1 Unread post by waynesonofpeter »

1983 cent weighs 2.5 grams. What is this?
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#2 Unread post by Iceresistance »

Normal Zinc cent, it may be slightly heavier.
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Bi-color? That's not normal. I'm thinking the coin was resting at an angle in water or some liquid?

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#4 Unread post by DSCoins »

It is a normal 1983 circulated zinc cent with some staining, and or environmental damage.
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I agree.

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DSCoins wrote: Mon Jan 17, 2022 1:20 am It is a normal 1983 circulated zinc cent with some staining, and or environmental damage.
I agree
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