How to Get the Copper Shell off a Penny?

Answer As you may know a penny is not all copper, the inside is zinc. Here is how can you dissolve the zinc in the penny so only left with the copper shell.

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How do I shine a copper penny?

Use EraserRub penny with common pencil eraser thoroughly.Scrub PennyUsing a brush, scrub the penny with ketchup thoroughly. Rinse off the ketchup after the penny is sufficiently scrubbed. Make a pa... Read More »

How to Tell if a Penny Is Copper or Zinc?

This article explains how to tell if a penny is copper or zinc.

How to Find a 1943 Copper Penny?

1943 'Fake'The 1943 copper penny is one of the rarest and most valuable coins that a person can find. You can find the 1943 copper penny more easily if you follow these steps.

How to Change a Copper Penny to the Color Silver?

Changing copper pennies into silver is a science experiment sure to fascinate students, parents or peers. The process is easy and a chemical reaction between metals gives the old pennies a new look... Read More »