1943 pennies are actually made of steel, coated with zinc.
This was done to save the copper for the war effort.
There were over a billion of these minted, so they are not rare.
You can find them at most coin shows for 5-25 cents apiece in circulated condition.
Wheat pennies from 1943 are zinc-coated steel, not silver. On average, they're worth 10 cents.
It's made of steel, not silver, and it's worth about 5 cents.
They aren't silver, they are steel. They are worth anywhere from 3 to 10 cents in average condition.
a 1943 D penny is worth 1.7 million dollars
It sounds like you're referring to the 1943 wheat penny, which is actually made of zinc-coated steel, not silver or aluminum. In circulated condition, one is worth about 10 cents.
About 5 cents.
The 1943 copper wheat penny's have the highest values.
No, its not. They are quite common.
The 1943 silver wheat penny is made of steel coated with zinc. During World War 2, every bit of copper was needed to make shell casings. Therefore the penny was made out of steel during 1943 so all sources of copper could be used for the shell casings.
It's made of steel, not silver, and most are worth around 5 cents.
Steel cents were only made in 1943. Your coin is plated. It is considered an altered coin and is worth a penny.
Firstly, the 1943 Lincoln cent is zinc-coated steel, NOT silver. It's a common coin. If the zinc coating is still there and the coin is shiny, it's worth upwards of one dollar.
1943 cents are steel and zinc, not silver. They're worth 10 cents in average condition and upwards of a dollar in uncirculated condition.
I looked up a wheat penny chart and it said, a 1943 penny is worth about 15 cents, a 1943 penny with a d mint-mark is worth about 18 cents, and a 1943 penny with an s mint-mark is worth about 20 cents. I'm not sure how recent the chart is, because if the chart is old they could be worth a bit more. But I'm not sure
The most valuable ones are the 1943 copper penny, and the even more rare 1944 steel penny.
No. '43 wheat pennies vary in value from .30 to .70 cents.
It's steel, not lead, and it's worth around 10 cents.
US pennies have never been made of silver. If they were they would be worth more than $1. In 1943 they were made out of steel coated zinc. These are often mistaken for silver, lead, and steel but are neither.
No. In 1943 the US mint made steel pennies. These are often mistaken for silver.
It's made of steel, not silver, and it's shiny because it's plated in zinc. If it still has a full zinc coating, it's worth around 50 cents.
They made over a billion of these steel pennies in 1943. In circulated condition, it's worth about 5 cents. A nice uncirculated one is worth about $1.00
It's easy! Pennies were never made of silver. They would be worth way more than a cent. Steel pennies were made in 1943. So if you have a penny that was minted in 1943 it's not silver but rather steel.
Average value 5-10 cents depending condition. It's called a "Wheat Penny" not Buckwheet.