Re: Blank IHC or FE planchet???????
- I'd say you got taken. The weight is too great for a bronze cent
(3.1g) and too low for a copper-nickel cent (4.66g). The copper color
does not correspond to an 88% Cu / 12% Ni composition.
Your copper disc could be an unstruck foreign planchet or an unstruck
Good luck getting your money back.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Roxanne
Himmelstein" <chaincent@...> wrote:
> Hi. I just bought on Ebay a copper piece that is 19 mm in diameter
> and weighs 3.9 grams. I paid plenty for this piece. The seller said
> that it was a blank planchet for an IHC or a FE cent. I am suspecting
> I got taken. What is this, if it is not a geniune planchet? I am
> waiting to hear back from the seller if they will take this piece back
> or not.