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1943 Steel cents (70)

1943 Steel cents (70)
1943 Steel cents (70)
1943 Steel cents (70)
1943 Steel cents (70)
Title
1943 Steel cents (70)
Date 
1943
Medium 
Zinc-coated steel
Dimensions 
Overall: 3/4 in. (1.9 cm)
Description 
70 U.S. one-cent coins made of zinc-coated steel due to wartime needs of copper for use in ammunition and other military equiptment during World War II.
Credit Line 
Gift of Ivan C. and Marilynn Gelfman Karp
Object Number 
2009.52.129
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group