1956 penny
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3.4 grams  thick planchet ?  It does appear to have some raised metal on the front 

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It was plated with zinc, lead or some similar "white" metal, accounting for the slightly higher than normal weight.

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6 hours ago, DWLange said:

It was plated with zinc, lead or some similar "white" metal, accounting for the slightly higher than normal weight.

Ok thank you 

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