Monday, December 26, 2022

What Is My Penny Made Of? A Look at the Materials Used in One Cent Coins

What is My Penny Made Of?

Have you ever wondered what your penny is made of?

The composition of pennies has changed a number of times throughout history, so the year your penny was made is an important factor in determining its value.

Some pennies are made out of 95% copper, which makes them worth over twice their face value due to the metal content.

Use the form below to enter the year of your penny and find out what it is composed of:

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