What is the value of a silver penny?

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It really depends on the year of mint as to what the value of a silver penny is. It also depends on the  condition of the penny. The silver penny was made in 1943. It was not really made of silver, but was rather made of steel.
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There are no 1-cent coins made in the US from silver. What you have is probably one of a few different but common possibilities: If your coin is dated 1943, it's actually a wartime
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1. Examine the coin for blemishes and contact marks made by coming into contact with other objects. Coins free of these flaws can grade as high as uncirculated (MS-60) Issues prior
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In recent years this penny has gone for about $60,000 dollars at auction.
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I think you have a 1943 steel penny. It is steel because copper was needed for the war. It's worth between $.20-$.50. Don't touch the penny to hold it's value. Don't clean it because
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