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The 1974 Experimental Aluminum Cent Project

September 6, 2016 - August 8, 2016 The Study In 1973, the price of copper rose to a point where the metallic value of the cent was almost equal to its face value. To find affordable alternatives, the United States Mint explored a variety...

Penny

January 22, 2020 - The “Union Shield” theme is the current design of the U.S. one-cent coin. The U.S. Mint first issued this design in 2010. The obverse (heads) shows the image of President Abraham Lincoln used on the penny since 1909. The shield...