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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Penny_(United_States_coin)

The United States one-cent coin, often called penny, is a unit of currency equaling ... In 1943, at the peak of World War II, zinc-coated steel cents were made for a short time because of war demands for copper. A few copper cents from 1943 ...

www.livescience.com/32401-whats-a-penny-made-of.html

Jun 21, 2016 ... A penny is not what you think. Indeed, from 1793 to 1837, a cent was pure copper . But newer pennies are made mostly of zinc. Here's the ...

www.thespruce.com/penny-solid-copper-or-plated-768853

Apr 11, 2017 ... Find out when the U.S. switched to the copper-plated zinc penny, and how to tell if your penny is made of copper or zinc.

www.tech-faq.com/what-are-pennies-made-of.html

Mar 11, 2016 ... Before 1982, the penny was made of copper which is why they, unlike most other coins, don't look silver. However, after 1982, the U.S. ...

coincollectingenterprises.com/information/penny-facts/year-compositions

The new penny is made of a metal composition of 97.5% zinc and 2.5% copper. Furthermore, the current penny is often referred to as a “Zincoln”. This merges ...

www.usmint.gov/about

Watch the video below to see how the Mint has made coins over the years. ... Whether it is learning to count with pennies, understanding the value of saving ...

coins.thefuntimesguide.com/copper-pennies

While some people may think that all pennies are made entirely from copper, virtually every one-cent coin made since late 1982 has a composition consisting of ...

www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/penny-environmental-disaster-180959032

May 18, 2016 ... The Mint has made pennies of 98.5 percent zinc and 2.5 percent copper since 1982. Knowing where the raw metals come from might make it ...

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A. Hi, Jimie. Pennies today are made of zinc blanks (circles of zinc are punched out of sheets of zinc, like cookies are cut out of a sheet of dough with a cookie ...