1983 silver penny
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I actually thought the same at first but I send the edge and the more I was sending more shiny metal was showing so I know is not copper or copper coated zinc! I did some research and there is couple found on record! Am just going to send it just to make sure! 

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Some cents minted in 1982 were copper and some were copper plated zinc.  The weight of your coin indicates it was a copper plated zinc issue.  The copper plating is approx 8 microns thick.  Somebody removed the copper plating after your coin left the mint as @bsshog40 said.  Sorry but it's a damaged coin, not an error

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