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Re: [APD] Aquatic-Plants Digest, Vol 49, Issue 9

> Just like any pennies made in 1983 or after - they bend easily compared 
> with pre-1983 pennies. You can also scratch off a tiny section of the 
> copper plating on the side, throw the penny into some hydrochloric acid, 
> and enjoy the results. The acid eats the zinc out of the copper plating 
> shell and leaves you with what amounts to a copper foil embossed penny.

Yeah, I started saving all the '82 and older pennies I get for just that reason...

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