1943 Genuine Steel WWII Lincoln Wheat Penny US Coin ROSE GOLD PLATED (QTY: 3). Each Coin is full Genuine Rose Gold Plated. 1943 steel cents are U.S. one-cent coins that were struck in steel due to wartime shortages of copper. The Philadelphia, Denver, and San Francisco mints each produced these 1943 Lincoln cents. The unique composition of the coin has led to various nicknames, such as wartime cent, steel war penny, and steelie. Due to wartime needs of copper for use in ammunition and other military equipment during World War II, the United States Mint researched various ways to limit dependence and meet conservation goals on copper usage.
Mint marks chosen at random and coin capsules are included with each coin. Mint marks chosen at random and coin capsules not included. Rose gold is a delicate mixture of classic yellow gold, silver, and copper metals. The silver and the copper combine to create the pink hue we're familiar with when it comes to beautiful rose gold. Coin Capsules and Certificates of Authenticity are included with each coin.
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