1943-D STEEL WHEAT PENNY Numismatic Oddities: The ONE and ONLY coin in the history of U.S. Currency capable of being lifted with a magnet was the 1943 steel penny, sometimes called "the Steelie".  In an effort to save copper for war production, the 1943 mint run used a steel penny with a zinc covering.  This proved to be wildly unpopular with the general public, as they were often confused with dimes and human perspiration caused the edges of the penny (not covered in zinc) to inevitably…

1943-D STEEL WHEAT PENNY Numismatic Oddities: The ONE and ONLY coin in the history of U.S. Currency capable of being lifted with a magnet was the 1943 steel penny, sometimes called "the Steelie". In an effort to save copper for war production, the 1943 mint run used a steel penny with a zinc covering. This proved to be wildly unpopular with the general public, as they were often confused with dimes and human perspiration caused the edges of the penny (not covered in zinc) to inevitably…

7 Rare Wheat Pennies Worth Collecting & What They're Worth - The Fun Times Guide to U.S. Coins

7 Rare Wheat Pennies Worth Collecting & What They're Worth - The Fun Times Guide to U.S. Coins

Can You Guess How Much a 1943 Penny is Worth?: The 1943 steel penny obverse - these pennies were made of steel to save copper for the war effort..

Can You Guess How Much a 1943 Penny Is Worth?

Can You Guess How Much a 1943 Penny is Worth?: The 1943 steel penny obverse - these pennies were made of steel to save copper for the war effort..

How to Tell the Difference Between a 1943 Zinc Coin & a 1943 Steel Penny thumbnail

How to Tell the Difference Between a 1943 Zinc Coin & a 1943 Steel Penny

How to Tell the Difference Between a 1943 Zinc Coin & a 1943 Steel Penny thumbnail

Striking Black, white & red wedding cake by Steel Penny PA  This is really pretty. Gerber daisies instead and it's the perfect gamecock colored wedding cake.

Striking Black, white & red wedding cake by Steel Penny PA This is really pretty. Gerber daisies instead and it's the perfect gamecock colored wedding cake.

Good to know info on coins.  Who knows when a rare one will show up.

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Have a Silver Penny That's NOT a 1943 Steel Cent? Here's How to Find Out What You Have | The Fun Times Guide to U.S. Coins

Have a Silver Penny That's NOT a 1943 Steel Cent? Here's How to Find Out What You Have | The Fun Times Guide to U.S. Coins

The Ultimate Guide to 1944 Steel Cents: Like 1943 Copper Pennies, They are Pennies that Coin Collectors Crave

The Ultimate Guide to 1944 Steel Cents: Like 1943 Copper Pennies, They are Pennies that Coin Collectors Crave

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