1974 gold colored, magnetic penny

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  1. farispenny

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  3. wcoins

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    Just plated. You can see the Nevada counterstamp. Part of some set probably.
  4. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    Plated. And stamped with the outline of Nevada. Quite common back around the bicentennial.
  5. farispenny

    farispenny New Member

    What does this mean though? I've been searching for it everywhere and can't really find anything similar to this. I am fairly new to pennies and what not so I don't know much.
  6. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    It means that tons of companies capitalized on the bicentennial and plated cents with all kinds of crap and stamped them with the 50 states, then sold them for a ton of money over what it actually cost them.
    Basically, what you have is a novelty that someone eventually tossed back into circulation. Fun find, but not worth anything over face value.
  7. Santinidollar

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    You can still find those on eBay.
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