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If it appears to be silver silver, it was plated outside the US mint. The U.S. never struck cents in silver.

My high school physics class made silver-plated pennies and copper-plated dimes. The alteration makes it worth face value.

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Q: What is the value of a silver wheat penny dated 1949?
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