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1971 white penny weighs 3.23 grams

by Aide
(Mcallen)

Weight of white 1971D penny

Weight of white 1971D penny

Weight of white 1971D penny Thickness of white 1971D penny Obverse of white 1971D penny Reverse of white 1971D penny

Today I found a penny. It is white but doesn't appear to be silver and it weighs

3.23 grams. I would like to know if it is an error coin and if it has a value higher than 1ยข. It is a 1971D...it also appears to be a bit thicker when compared to my other pennies.

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Sep 29, 2016
white 1971D penny
by: Eva

It is likely that your white 1971D penny has been plated with something while in circulation. I would think that being plated would also attribute to the extra weight and thickness of the coin.

It is also possible that your coin has been a part of a chemistry experiment where you put a penny in a hot solution of sodium hydroxide and zinc dust. (Cited from: https://www.cointalk.com/threads/1971-d-silver-penny.229772/)

Aug 04, 2017
Regresar a 1971 penique blanco pesa 3.23 gramos. NEW
by: Anonymous

Tu Lincoln cent esta en wrong planche

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