copper cent

noun

Definition of copper cent

1 : a large U.S. cent of the series coined from 1793 to 1857 and made of copper
3 : a cent made of a copper-base alloy : a bronze cent

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“Copper cent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/copper%20cent. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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