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95% Copper pennies (Price Per Pound)

95% Copper pennies (Price Per Pound)
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Buy Pre-1983 U.S. Minted Copper pennies

Money Metals Exchange is pleased to offer copper U.S. pennies minted prior to 1983 at prices very close to melt value. These copper pennies are universally recognized and accepted, making them ideal for barter and trade. The very low premium to melt value makes them an excellent investment vehicle for copper. You can compare these coins to their silver equivalence, quarters or dimes before 1965, otherwise known as "junk" silver. Copper for sale on Money Metals is a great value and collectors piece. Check out real copper pennies!


The US Mint produced Lincoln style pennies in 95% pure copper from 1909 - 1982 (Note: some 1982 pennies are not 95% copper as the Mint changed the metal content halfway through the year. However, Money Metals ensures that any 1982 dated pennies that may be included in our bags are in fact the 95% copper version - which weigh heavier than the non-copper ones). Lincoln pennies come in two designs on the Reverse. "Wheat" pennies featuring wheat ears were minted from 1909 - 1958 and were replaced by the Lincoln Memorial. Each dollar face value (100 coins) contains approximately 0.65 lbs of copper content... (Copper Penny) Check out all our copper for sale today! 

If you're interested in afforable silver coins, check out "Junk" silver Dimes or Quarters on Money Metals. We also offer junk silver in Silver Half Dollars . All silver coins struck in 1964 or earlier were minted with 90% silver and 10% copper.

Product Specifications

Mint Facility: U.S. Mint
Denomination: 1 Cent
Quality / Type: Circulated
Purity: 95% Copper, 5% Zinc
Copper Weight per Coin: 2.95 grams

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Shipping Info

We take great pride in the way your order is packaged and delivered.

You can expect:

  • Prompt Shipping – We ship orders shortly after your payment has been cleared – generally within 2 business days.
  • Fully Insured – We fully insure all shipments with Lloyd's of London.
  • Privacy – Your package will have no external markings that provide any clue as to the contents. Because we insure packages with Lloyd's of London, we do not declare a value or insure with the carrier.
  • Accountability for Package Contents – Your order will be packed under video surveillance, weighed and double checked prior to shipping to ensure you receive exactly what you ordered.
  • Professional Packaging – Your order will packaged securely and professionally.
  • Tracking – We will provide you with the carrier's tracking number for your shipment so you can monitor its progress and plan for delivery.
  • Signature Confirmation – Delivery carriers are instructed to request a signature upon delivery.
Cost to Ship & Insure
(absent periodic special offers for free or discounted shipping)
Insured Value Cost
Up to $499.99 $7.97
Insured Value Cost
$500.00 + FREE

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Awesome Purchase!

By Charles V. on February 21st, 2020

Looking for varieties and errors. First handful out of the bag had a couple of wheat cents and an error coin. easy transaction and fast shipping A+++ Seller!

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