Very strange penny

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by Jay Nichols, Feb 18, 2018.

  1. Jay Nichols

    Jay Nichols Member

    I just got this penny as change from a store. Im guessing its maybe a novilty coin but thought to be sure id post it. It weighs 2.50g the medal is hard and looks like ... well I dont know what it looks like... a dirty silver . Im on the road and can post better photo later tonight if needed.... thanks for any help.

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  3. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    It's a Dryer Coin. Damaged when it got stuck between a clothes dryer drum and wall. Please don't Drive and create threads!
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  4. Jay Nichols

    Jay Nichols Member

    I was in passanger seat although I am driving now (in line at KFC) and I do thank you for responding and the info.
  5. atcarroll

    atcarroll Well-Known Member

    the dirty silver color is zinc. since 1982 our cents are made from zinc with a very thin copper plating.
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