How much do pennies made after 1982 weigh?

Answer The current version of the U.S. penny coin weighs 2.5g. The one-cent coin is made from copper-plated zinc, although it was previously produced from copper. Before the change, a copper penny had a w... Read More »

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How much does the Yamaha Virago 1982 weigh?

The claimed dry weight of 467 lbs. was listed for a 1982 Yamaha XV750J Virago. The other 1982 Virago model, the XV920J, had a claimed dry weight of 496 lbs.References:"The Professional Motorcycle R... Read More »

What are pennies made of?

The penny has been made of 97.5 percent zinc and 2.5 percent copper (copper-plated zinc) since 1982. The composition of the penny has undergone several alterations since 1837, when it was last comp... Read More »

What are new pennies made from?

According to the United States Mint, pennies are currently made from a combination of zinc and copper. Pennies today are made of 97.5 percent zinc and 2.5 percent copper. They have been made using ... Read More »

What are wheat pennies made of?

Wheat pennies, which have sheaves of wheat on the back, were minted from 1909 to 1958. Pennies were minted from 95 percent copper and 5 percent tin and zinc between 1864 and 1962, except for 1943, ... Read More »