Coin and Paper Money Collecting/US penny

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We have a 2000 penny mint d it has a triangle above the date with the # 33 stamped in the middle of the triangle

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Hi Thomas,

This is something that was done to the penny after it left the mint.  It sounds like somebody from a Masonic Lodge stamped this (along with many others I'm sure) to be handed out to members of that lodge -- Mason's Lodge #33 (wherever that may be) ... I'm guessing that whomever received the Masonic Penny accidently spent it, and it found its way to you.

These generally sell for a dollar or two at coin shows.

I hope this helps,

Dan

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My strong familiarity with all U.S. Mint coins, extensive reference library, and close relationships with many other dealers allows me to identify just about any coin made in the USA. I receive regular updates to all the current price guides -- both wholesale & retail -- to provide accurate values. So, with a good description or pictures, I should be able to identify and value any U.S. coin you have.

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I've been a coin dealer since the 1980's and a coin collector since the 1960's. I specialize in U.S. Silver Coins and have an active online website -- The Working Man's Rare Coins -- http://www.workingmancoins.com -- offering information and inventory in U.S. coins.

Organizations I belong to :
American Numismatic Association Member #187770
Michigan State Numismatic Society Member #8255
Florida United Numismatics Member #19710
Monroe Coin Club Treasurer
Lincoln Coin Club Board Member
WINS Member #14
CoinMasters Member #1814

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http://www.workingmancoins.com/FAQ/index.htm



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BBA from Adrian College

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