Can you help me with 1982 d penny? Small or large print.

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  1. Melissa Whiten

    Melissa Whiten New Member

    20190425_194700.jpg I'm trying to see if someone could help me determine if this is small or large print. I've looked at it so much my eyes hurt lol. Its 1982 d penny 3.11g.
     

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  3. Numiser

    Numiser Active Member

    Large date, welcome to CT.
     
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  4. Melissa Whiten

    Melissa Whiten New Member

    Thank you!
     
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  5. spirityoda

    spirityoda Coin Junky Supporter

    large date.

    small date copy.jpg
     
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  6. Hookman

    Hookman Well-Known Member

    Welcome to Coin Talk !! Melissa. Keep searching and sooner or later, you'll find one.
     
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  7. Melissa Whiten

    Melissa Whiten New Member

    Thank you
     
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  8. Michael K

    Michael K Well-Known Member

    There are plenty of small dates. While there are no specific numbers (the mintage numbers are total). They minted almost 11 billion 1982 cents in Philadelphia. Most are large dates, but perhaps 2 billion are small dates. They minted 6 billion cents in Denver in 1982. Perhaps 1 billion are small dates. In Philadelphia, they minted small dates on copper and on zinc as 1982 was the year they switched from copper to zinc. In Denver, since the zinc transition came toward the end of the year, they ONLY minted small dates on zinc. Not on copper. It's true that 2 have been discovered (1 very recently) but it's really not a coin to spend time looking for. (1982-D small date copper.)
    Once you see the coins (as it shows in this photo) they are very easy to recognize.
    1982-varieties-revised.jpg
     
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  9. Melissa Whiten

    Melissa Whiten New Member

    Thank you for the info!!
     
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  10. FooFighter

    FooFighter Just a Knucklehead Coin Hunter

    Yea Welcome to Coin Talk. Don't be afraid to ask for information or bring a pic of the coin that you are checking out. Just make sure you bring pics of the Obverse and Reverse as well as the error or site of the coin in question. Just a little side note,,,,,,I'm still looking. Haha
     
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  11. Spark1951

    Spark1951 Accomplishment, not activity

    @Melissa Whiten ...go to lincolncentresource.com...this will help you too...Spark
     
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  12. paddyman98

    paddyman98 No Common Cents! Supporter

    You would say small or large date..
    Coins are struck/minted.. not printed. Paper currency is printed with ink.
     
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