Pages related to: Copper

Copper Half-Cent and One-Cent Coin Legislation

April 19, 2017 - To provide for a copper coinage. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress Assembled, That the Director of the Mint, with the approbation of the President of...

Legislation to Regulate Copper Coins

April 6, 2017 - Act of January 14, 1793 An act regulating the coinage of copper. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That every cent shall contain two hundred and eight...

Legislation Recommended

December 28, 2016 - Excerpt from Annual Report of the Director of the Mint to the Secretary of the Treasury Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1883 Washington: Government Printing Office, 1883, 5448 M, Page 16-17. – Historical Reference Collection, United States Mint I would...

What’s So Special About the 1943 Copper Penny?

March 8, 1999 - According to the American Numismatic Association, the 1943 copper–alloy cent is one of the most idealized and potentially one of the most sought–after items in American numismatics. Nearly all circulating pennies at that time were struck in zinc–coated steel because...