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1943 Steel Penny Wartime Lincoln Wheat Cent GEM BU Penny for Album

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Year: 1943
Condition: Brilliant Uncirculated
Mintage: 684,628,670
Composition: Steel coated with Zinc
Edge Type: Smooth
Diameter: 19.00 mm
Mass: 2.70 g
Denomination: Cent

We are pleased to offer for sale this 1943 Steel Penny Wartime Lincoln Wheat Cent.  This 1943 Steel Penny is in Gem Brilliant Uncirculated Condition.  All of our BU 1943 Steel Pennies have nice eye appeal with no major marks or visible problems and represent a great value for the price.  This 1943 Steel Penny is of great worth to the collector or numismatist that needs to fill a hole in their BU Lincoln Wheat Cent collection.  This 1943 Steel Penny is taken from an original BU roll.

In 1943 the composition of the Lincoln Wheat Cent was changed to zinc-coated steel to conserve copper for munitions needed in World War II. The 1943 Steel Penny encountered problems ranging from production difficulties to appearance and use in circulation. The following year the War Production Board made copper, taken from discarded shell casings, available to the Mint and the composition was changed to 95% copper & 5% zinc. In 1947 the coin was returned to the original pre-war composition of 95% copper and 5% zinc/tin alloy.

Don't miss out on this rare 1943 Steel Penny Wartime Lincoln Wheat Cent in BU condition at this low price!

1943 Steel Penny Wartime Lincoln Wheat Cent GEM BU Penny for Album
1943 Steel Penny Wartime Lincoln Wheat Cent GEM BU Penny for Album
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