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Old 07-31-2009, 08:52 PM   #43
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Originally Posted by sirex View Post
And guess what, YOU HAVE NO Clue what youre talking about.
Copper Penies no longer exist. They are 99% zinc. Enjoy your garbage metal.
Copper was the main metal of composition in Canadian cents up to 1996. Zinc was used from 1997 thru 2007. Steel has been used since 1999.

Just because copper cents are not produced anymore doesn't mean the older coinage is completely eliminated from circulation.
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Last edited by jello_g; 07-31-2009 at 09:00 PM. Reason: Got the dates wrong. Corrected.
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