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1982-D ONE CENT -
ZINC PLANCHET

Mintage:
Circulation strikes: 6,012,979,368 
(includes both Copper and Zinc planchets)
Proofs: 
0

Designer: Obverse by Victor David Brenner; reverse by Frank Gasparro

Diameter: 19 millimeters

Metal content:
Pure Copper plating over:
Zinc - 99.2%
Copper - 0.8%

Weight: 39 grains (2.5 grams)

Edge: Plain

Mintmark: "D" (for Denver, CO) below the date

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 14 MS-68RD's.

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"The PCGS Population Report, October 2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service