This makes a total of seven different pennies for this year (see Chart). There are two methods of telling the difference between the large and small date. One is gratis de ruleta de juego en línea to simply put two coins side by side and compare them.
In the small date variety the upper loop of the "2" is very circular 1, whereas on the large date is more oblong 3. Also the bottom bend of the "2" is fairly deep and somewhat rounded on the small date 2, while on the.
The only certain way to distinguish between the two materials would be by weighing them. The copper cent weighs 3.11 grams while the zinc cent weighs in at 2.5 grams. Further there are Large and Small Dates for each mint in copper and zinc with.
Philadelphia Large Date Copper Large Date Zinc Small Date Zinc. Small Date Copper Denver Large Date Copper Large Date Zinc Small Date Zinc 1 2 3 4 Questions / comments contact us: Email: Buy your 1982 7 varieties here.
Large Date p loop of the 2 is oblong e bottom is a sharp angle and shallow. Small Date 1. The top loop of the 2 is circular e bottom is deep and slightly curved.
The date on the large variety is noticeably larger, particularly the numeral "8". But this method works best when you know you have one of each variety to compare. The other method is to examine the "2".
1982 Lincoln Memorial Penny 7 Varieties. In 1982 seven different Lincoln cents were produced due to changes the mint made because of the rising cost of copper. The first change they made was in the composition; from a 95 copper 5 zinc alloy to 99.2.