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# You have 50 pounds of pennies how much is this worth for the copper?

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This will depend upon the year of the pennies, because the make-up of pennies is not only copper and has changed over the years.

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Pennies after 1982 weigh ~2.5 grams.There are 453.59237 grams in a pound.90 pounds * 453.59237 = 40823.3133 grams in 90 pounds.40823.3133 / 2.5 grams = 16329.32532 pennies in 90 pounds.16329.32532 pennies / 100 pennies in a dollar = \$163.29So 90 pounds worth of pennies would be \$163.29.

By 1985, U.S. pennies were copper-plated zinc. It's worth one cent.

A 1942 copper penny is worth between \$0.15 and \$3.00. If you have a 1943 copper penny it is worth a lot more. In 1943 because of the war and the need for copper pennies in that year were made from steel. Steel pennies from 1943 are worth around \$0.30 and \$2.50. If you have a real 1943 copper penny take it to a coin shop or dealer and have them check it out to see if it is real.

If there is roughly 165 U.S. pennies in a pound of mixed (old and new) pennies, times 53 pounds, the total would be about \$87.45.

No way to answer, because there are at least 2 common types of US pennies. There are approximately 145 copper pennies in a pound.There are approximately 181 copper plated zinc pennies in a pound.

100 pennies is worth 1 dollar or 1 pound therefore 1 million pennies = 10,000 dollars or 10,000 pounds

Copper is the normal metal for 1942 copper cents (1943 cents are the ones where the copper ones are worth thousands of dollars) and they are only worth about 3 cents. They are fairly common and not worth all that much.

It would all depend on the mix. If you had 180 pounds of pennies and the other 10 pounds were nickels, dimes and quarters that would be worth a lot LESS THAN if you had 180 pounds of quarters and the other 10 pounds were pennies, nickels and dimes.

You can, but they're not worth very much. They're only worth about 2 cents for their copper content.

2/11/2012 0.0065 pounds of copper 0.0003 pounds of zinc A roll of 50 pennies is valued at \$1.27 when copper is at \$3.8465 / lb and zinc at \$0.9364 / lb (exact value is \$1.2687707291403). \$0.03 Hope that helps!

Pennies in 1941 were mostly copper, not nickel, and they're worth about 5 cents.

Some have sold at auction in the range of \$40,000 to \$50,000

&pound;75.00 (British Pounds) are worth \$121.96 in US Dollars (12,196 pennies). If you meant, "how much would 75 lbs in weight of US 1&cent; coins be worth", then the answer is \$96.07.

There are not many 1943 copper pennies known. If it is genuine they sell for well over \$100,000.

The ones dated 1941-1943 are all common and worth around 10 cents each on average. Copper wheat pennies (following the '43 steel cent) are typically worth around 5 cents. Then 1959-1974 are worth 2 cents for the copper.

30000 pennies are worth exactly \$300. In the UK 30,000 pennies are worth &pound;300.00

older pennies contain more copper, a valuable metal. Newer pennies still contain metals worth more than 1 cent but not as much as older pennies. Wheat pennies are an example. They were minted from 1909-1958 and are made of 95% copper. One exception is the steel penny, minted in 1943 to reserve copper for ammo in World War 2.

It depends on the year each penny was struck, or made. Pre-1982 pennies weigh 3.11 grams ( 0.109 702 021 66 ounce) because they are made of solid copper. Post-1982 pennies weigh 2.5 grams (0.088 184 904 874 ounce) because they are made of zinc covered with a thin layer of copper. The cash value of 68 pounds of pennies is somewhere between \$99.17 and \$123.37 (99 dollars, 17 cents and 123 dollars, 37 cents). Post-1982 pennies are only worth face value, while pre-1982 pennies are technically worth 2 cents in copper content, but since it is illegal to melt or export them without a permit, there are few buyers for copper cents above face value.

The only steel pennies were made in 1943 to save copper for the war effort.

900 pennies is almost five pounds (4.9604009 pounds).

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