1987 Penny without copper cover?
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Hello,  I have a 1987 D penny without a copper coat on it.  Is this a mint error or did someone just put it in something to remove the plating?IMG_20220611_154349604.thumb.jpg.89d989abb3f7470b3a1ac03b99b8b598.jpg

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hey welcome to the forum..............I am sorry but this is just post mint damage (PMD)  so one in high school auto shop...learning how to electro plate.

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It is very easy to tell that the coin is plated because the dings are just as shinny as the areas without any nicks or scrapes, and the zinc core of cents minted after 1982 is not shinny or reflective like this plated coin is.

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On 6/17/2022 at 10:22 AM, Newbie_7 said:

Is this a mint error or did someone just put it in something to remove the plating?

Neither one, a second plating has been put over the copper plating after it left the mint.

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