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Old 03-09-2011, 07:56 AM
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Is anyone hording copper pennies?

I just checked ebay.I'm shocked at what pre-1982 pennies are fetching..
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Old 03-09-2011, 08:02 AM
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I did hoard copper cents for a long time but have slowly sold 98% off to buy other PM's.

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Old 03-09-2011, 08:10 AM
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I have about 50 lbs of pennies I was going to dump at the bank,

looks like I just made some work for my self . haha!
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Old 03-09-2011, 08:26 AM
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i hoard it all

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Old 03-09-2011, 11:40 AM
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Another hoarder here also!

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Old 03-09-2011, 01:16 PM
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It makes no sense to me why the government allows people to melt down and destroy old silver and gold coins, but its a felony to melt down copper and nickel coins.
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Old 03-09-2011, 01:33 PM
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It's up to the director of the mint.......now, if my house burns down (God forbid) and my copper pennies melt, am I going to go to jail??????

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Old 03-09-2011, 01:44 PM
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how could anyone tell what was melted after the fact?
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Old 03-09-2011, 07:31 PM
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i just started to hoard copper pennies it's something to look for when u get a boring penny box
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Old 03-09-2011, 07:39 PM
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If any of y'all want to buy some I have some in the classifieds for sale
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not so bad digging pre-1982 cents anymore..........................

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