The United States one-cent coin, commonly known as a
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1943 steel pennies, issued during the war in order to save copper. "Wheat"
|Coin||Composition||Weight||Cost to Produce|
|Cent||2.5% Copper, 97.5% Zinc||2.5 g||2.41 cents|
|Nickel||25% Nickel, 75% Copper||5 g||11.18 cents|
|Dime||8.33% Nickel, 91.67% Copper||2.268 g||5.65 cents|
|Quarter||8.33% Nickel, 91.67% Copper||5.67 g||11.14 cents|
|Half Dollar||8.33% Nickel, 91.67% Copper||11.34 g||N/A|
|Susan B Anthony Dollar||12.5% Nickel, 87.5% Copper||8.1 g||N/A|
|$1 Coin||88.5% Copper, 6% Zinc, 3.5% Manganese, 2% Nickel||8.1 g||18.03 cents|
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