Lot 322. UNITED STATES. 1943-S. One Cent. "Steel Cent".
UNITED STATES. 1943-S. One Cent. Choice UNC. "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 war time cent, steel war penny, and steelie".