1976 D Penny

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by Jimmy sanchez, Feb 13, 2020.

  1. Jimmy sanchez

    Jimmy sanchez Active Member

    Hey guys, have you ever seen a penny this color before?..If so, what causes it to be this gold color.
     

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  3. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    I read some classroom science experiments are done to change the color of copper. They use different chemicals on the surface then use heat to create the colors. They can also plate the copper cents.
     
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  4. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & odd Moderator

    How accurate are the colors in the photo? The white balance looks off.
     
  5. cpm9ball

    cpm9ball CANNOT RE-MEMBER

    If my memory hasn't gone completely bananas, I think I remember duplicating this color about 60 years ago using a pencil eraser.

    Yes, @paddyman98 , it was a little before your time. ~ Chris ;)
     
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  6. Jimmy sanchez

    Jimmy sanchez Active Member

    The colors you see in the photos. Are 100% On point.
     
  7. Woodman60

    Woodman60 Mercury Dimes Franklin Halves

    Then take the picture with a black background for better contrast
     
  8. Oldhoopster

    Oldhoopster It seemed like a good idea at the time.

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