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    Question for metals bugs

    Is it legal to sell pennies or nickels for melt value somewhere?

    If so, where?

    A penny is worth 2 cents melt value for the copper.

    The nickel also is worth more than a nickel melt value for nickel.

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    Re: Question for metals bugs

    Illegal, at least last time I checked.
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    Re: Question for metals bugs

    If you own it then you may do as you like. If your goal is to control more FRNs then anything not pre-approved is illegal. That would include melting coins.

    As these things work the question can only be answered based upon your status. Those who collect FRNs don't have any status.

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    Re: Question for metals bugs

    Pennies minted through 1982 were 95% copper. Since then the pennies minted are 97.5% zinc. The coin collectors have hoarded most of the copper pennies.
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    Re: Question for metals bugs

    ^
    Technically there are some 1982 pennies that are almost all zinc. My guess is that zinc started in October or November of 82

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