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1944 STEEL 1C


Variety Diagnostics

This mint error occurred when left over zinc-coated steel planchets from 1943 remained in a tote bin and were struck during 1944. Since these same planchets were being used to make coins for Belgium in 1944, this could also account for the error.

Comments

Though less rare and desirable than the 1943 bronze cents, these are still highly prized and bring big premiums.

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Lincoln Cents 1909 to Date 1C

Lincoln Cents 1909 to Date 1C