For patriotic reasons, to conserve metal during WWII, these pennies were made differently from ones issued today. This historic collection includes the 1943 steel cent as well as 1944, '45 and '46 coins struck from shell casings off battlefields. Issues from Philadelphia, Denver and San Francisco mints, mounted with wheat backs also visible. Allow 2-3 weeks, no rush delivery or gift box. Item can only be shipped within the Continental US.