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Rosie the Riveter 1943 Steel Cent

SKU: 400006039811

$14.99 $13.49 Member Price

Eye catching and educational display of 1943 WWII Genuine Steel Cent. The steel cent, along with information about Rosie the Riveter and the 1943 steel penny on the front and back. Comes enclosed in plastic display case. Size: 6" x 4". Card paper display holder included.

From front side of display: "By 1943, America's efforts in war production had developed a shortage of copper and nickel. The penny's composition was adjusted to steel, allocating copper and nickel to the war effort. The 1943 steel penny was composed of a steel alloy and coated with zinc.