1943 Lincoln Wheat Cent -Collectionr Coin - U-GRADE -(LOT A88) STEEL PENNY-NICE.
1943 was a very critical year for the U.S. and the U.S. Mint. America was in the midst of World War II, and there were alarming concerns because of copper shortages needed for artillery used to fight the war. As a result, it affected the U.S. Mint and hundreds of millions of 1943 Lincoln cents.
Category Half-Cents and Cents; Lincoln Cent (Wheat Reverse); Type 2, Steel
Country The United States of America
Strike Type Business
Mint Location Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Mint Mark P
Diameter 19 millimeters
Weight 2.7 grams
Composition Zinc-coated Steel
Designer Victor David Brenner
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