1982 Small date

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Small Date 1982

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  1. Jimmy sanchez

    Jimmy sanchez Member

    I bet my wife Dinner and a movie of her choice this weekend. If this was not a SMALL DATE!!. Lets hear it experts. Is it going to be date night?...
     

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  3. masterswimmer

    masterswimmer Well-Known Member

    Do us old timers have to teach you young whipper snappers everything?
    Yes it is a small date. However, in my world the winner goes on date night. Not the loser.

    So yes, it is a small date. And yes you should be taking her out. Sheeeeesh, kids these days! ;)
     
  4. Jimmy sanchez

    Jimmy sanchez Member

    Thank you sir. But this would have been a second week in a row of date night. We have date night once a month. Sometimes maybe 2. Itreat my queen right. So tell me. Whats something like this going for??
     
  5. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    Just 1 cent

    Now look for a 1982 Copper small date with a D Mint Mark.. Worth thousands!
     
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  6. Jimmy sanchez

    Jimmy sanchez Member

    This is copper. It weighs in at 3.1 grams.
     
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    Jimmy sanchez Member

     

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  8. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    In 1982 they started with copper planchets. Then later in 1982 they switched to copper plated zinc.
    So it's a normal cent worth 1 Cent.
     
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  9. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

  10. cpm9ball

    cpm9ball CANNOT RE-MEMBER

    Here! Save this to your photo/image library.
    1982 SMALL DATE LARGE DATE.jpg
    Chris
     
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  11. Oldhoopster

    Oldhoopster It seemed like a good idea at the time.

    It's a small date and you won. But as swimmer said above, you'll be a bigger winner of you still let her pick the movie. Just sayin' ;)
     
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  12. Michael K

    Michael K Well-Known Member

    Small date. .01 cent
    1982-varieties-revised.jpg
     
  13. eddiespin

    eddiespin Fast Eddie

    It's just a little worn, that's why it doesn't jump off as a small date.
     
  14. Nathan stroud

    Nathan stroud New Member

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  15. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    Why?
    Both are large date not small date

    Take them off ebay if you listed them as small date!
     
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  16. cpm9ball

    cpm9ball CANNOT RE-MEMBER

    YOU SHOULDN'T BE TAKING ADVANTAGE OF SOMEONE ELSE'S THREAD TO ADVERTISE THE SALE OF ANYTHING!

    Geez, the nerve of some people!

    Chris
     
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  17. Michael K

    Michael K Well-Known Member

    It's worth .01 cent. Don't misrepresent to people.
     
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  18. Stevearino

    Stevearino Supporter! Supporter

    @Nathan stroud, you're unlikely to win friends and influence people with that kind of beginning on CT. I suggest you follow the advice of @paddyman98, remove the listing, and of @cpm9ball and apologize.

    Steve
     
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  19. DEA

    DEA Well-Known Member

    I'm sensing that you may not be familiar with mint marks or the mints. If my senses are off, I apologize.

    Your coin has no D (or S) under the date. That means it was minted in Philadelphia; in recent years, only the 2017 Lincoln cent (a copper coated zinc coin) had a P mint mark. A D mint mark means the coin was minted in Denver.

    So, putting it all together, your cent is a copper-tin-zinc concoction (3.11 grams - a zinc cent weighs about 2.5 grams) that was minted in the City of Brotherly Love (Philadelphia). According to Numista (https://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces42.html) a circulated small date 1982 [Philadelphia] cent is worth ("worth" meaning actual sales, I think; and probably in a third party grader container) between one cent and 17-cents. I'd subjectively grade your cent 'technically' at about a very fine (VF), maybe a little better. Market grade . . . maybe fine (F) to VF. But I am no expert on grading (and grading is so subjective!) so take that with a mountain of salt. The tricky part is finding someone willing to buy a coin such as yours for more than maybe two to five cents.
     
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  20. cpm9ball

    cpm9ball CANNOT RE-MEMBER

    Note to self: He has no remorse! Otherwise, he would have apologized.

    Chris
     
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