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Copper 1p's and 2p's worth more than face value #847920
4th Jan 2014 10:39pm
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Don't know if this is common knowledge to a lot of people now, but its news to me!

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-385980/Hunt-2p-coins-copper-prices-soar.html

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Re: Copper 1p's and 2p's worth more than face value [Re: x_plore] #847935
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The current coins are magnetic which would have been great in the fifties and sixties when we tried to get them out of grids etc. Bent spoon on a cane or chewed chewy was the best we could come up with!

Re: Copper 1p's and 2p's worth more than face value [Re: x_plore] #847939
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Interesting.

One of the reasons 1 coins are no longer made of gold...

Re: Copper 1p's and 2p's worth more than face value [Re: x_plore] #848459
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I don't know who sent you that link but looking at the details of the web page, the article comes from 12th May 2006.

Re: Copper 1p's and 2p's worth more than face value [Re: x_plore] #848468
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I found it after randomly watching a youtube video about it haha. Didn't see a date on the webpage.

Re: Copper 1p's and 2p's worth more than face value [Re: x_plore] #848662
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There's a time stamp encoded in the webpage, you have to know what you're looking for.

The layout of the page looked really old, and there was no option to add comments, which led me to think it wasn't a recent article.

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Ahh right thanks for the info Gibbo smile


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