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Coin Finds: Buried Treasure in 1974

When I went through my change I found a 1944 Lincoln wheat penny from the San Francisco Mint and a 1944 Lincoln wheat penny from the Denver mint. I wonder if they are of any value since I believe they … Continue reading

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No More Pennies

By Richard Giedroyc The penny may have been the money of account in 1066 when William I conquered England, but that was nearly a thousand years ago. Today things are quite different, as can be seen through the rise and … Continue reading

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663 ‘pennies’ for my thoughts

An experiment of nearly 10 years duration has come to an end. The container I was filling only with cents made of the pre-1982 95-percent copper, 5 percent zinc alloy was full. Yesterday, I took it to the bank to … Continue reading

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