1982 D Pennies

Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by Ginny1213, Apr 2, 2020.

  1. Ginny1213

    Ginny1213 New Member

    I’m new to collecting and found these two coins I was wondering if anyone could give me some information on them please and thank you.

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  3. TexAg

    TexAg Well-Known Member

    Welcome to CT, Ginny! Both are large date and worth 1 cent. Was there a particular question you had about them?
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  4. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

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  5. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    Welcome to CT but those look like spenders to me.
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  6. Ginny1213

    Ginny1213 New Member

    No. Thank you so very much
  7. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    Sorry. It seems that I have lost my reading glasses..

    Maybe if you look at these pictures you can easily tell the difference
    download.jpeg 1982-large-date-vs-small-date-lincoln-cent.jpg
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  9. quartertapper

    quartertapper Numismatist

    Those are definitely both large dates. Now, the only debate is if they are zinc or copper.
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  10. Ginny1213

    Ginny1213 New Member

    They both weigh 3.1g
  11. Spark1951

    Spark1951 Accomplishment, not Activity Supporter

    ...so they are both copper. They also look to be AU58 and are red brown color. Others would say they have no value and to spend them. IMO, they could be put in flips and saved for giving to Young Numismatists, possibly a son/daughter, grandkids...niece/nephew...they have survived 38 years and in good condition...Spark
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  12. Ginny1213

    Ginny1213 New Member

    Thank you. Yeah I’ll probably do that. My youngest son is very interested in collecting coins. Thank you for the information.
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