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  • Sun, 04:36: They stopped making copper pennies in 1982 as the copper was worth more than a cent. Now the zinc pennies are worth more than face value

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oldhans117 March 31st, 2013
We would save so much money dropping them like Canada just did, but the lobbyist keep bribing our congress to keep them in production.

c_eagle April 2nd, 2013
Bring on the aluminum! :D

Dwight Dutton April 3rd, 2013
I'm pretty sure Aluminum is worth more than Zinc. I think Zinc was chosen because its pretty much the least useful metal of them all.

I started keeping copper pennies years ago and now have many pounds of them. Interesting is that there is now a law that you cannot melt down or mass export the ZINC pennies as they are worth more as scrap metal than they are at face value.

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