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I have a 1943 weat penny I did the test with thedates and

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I have a 1943 weat...
I have a 1943 weat penny I did the test with thedates and with magnet and the penny stuck to it,, the coin not in best shap but can read all markings,, it this real
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Customer: i have a 1943 weat penny that does stick to a magnet and is a different color from the rest there is some rust but still see all marking is this a real penny
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Antiques Appraiser should know?
Customer: of all my coins only this coin sticks to a magnet
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Thanks for the question! 1943-cents were struck from steel to preserve copper for World War II. Rust is consistent with most of these, and the composition was used for just a year. Examples were struck at the Philadelphia, Denver and San Francisco Mints and all are common. They are typically worth around a dime, and here's a great resource on their value and history, see: https://www.thespruce.com/worth-of-1943-penny-768863

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Hello! Following-up because I noticed that you reviewed your answer but did not elect to rate it and I wanted to see if you wanted any additional information. Again, thanks! Accepting and rating an answer using the 5-star system is the sole way that JustAnswer experts are recognized for helping.

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