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The materials used to mint pennies has changed. Originally, pennies were made of almost pure copper. Today, British pennies are made of nickel/steel blanks coated in copper, and US "pennies" (actually cents) are made of zinc blanks coated in copper.

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The fewest general circulation Australian Pennies minted in any year are - 1930 Penny - 3,000 minted - It is widely considered that the release of this Penny was a mistake. 1925 Penny - 117,000 minted 1946 Penny - 363,000 minted 1931 Penny - 494,000 minted Beyond that, Pennies were minted in quantities from just under 1 million to over 54 million per year. British Pennies have been minted for well over 1,000 years, so we will stick with recent history. The fewest general circulation British Pennies minted in any year are - 1951 Penny - 120,000 minted 1848 Penny - 161,280 minted 1837 Penny - 174,720 minted 1844 Penny - 215,040 minted 1950 Penny - 240,000 minted 1849 Penny - 268,800 minted Beyond that, Pennies were minted in quantities from about 0.5 million to over 654 million per year. The fewest general circulation New Zealand Pennies minted in any year are - 1954 Penny - 1,080,000 minted 1941 Penny - 1,200,000 minted Beyond that, Pennies were minted in quantities from 2 million to 18 million per year.


The New Zealand Penny was first minted for circulation in 1940 and last minted in 1964. They were minted for inclusion in coin sets only in 1965. The New Zealand Penny was not minted in 1948.


That really depends in what country and what year the penny was minted.


The New Zealand Penny was first minted in 1940 and last minted in 1965. 1948 was the only year no New Zealand Pennies were minted.



It depends on what year it was minted, what mint it came from, and what condition the old penny is in.


No such thing. There were no pennies minted in Denver that year.


Well, it would depend on the year the coin was minted and what condition the coin is in today. Canadian pennies really vary in value.


The Australian Penny was minted in every year from 1911 to 1964 except 1937 and 1954. During this period approximately 758,123,000 were minted.


Check that date again. There was no United States in the year 1111. The only penny that might have been minted that year was the British penny under the reign of King Henry I.


The penny that is commonly called the 'Wheat Penny' was first minted in 1909 and the last year of minting was 1958.


The Indian Head penny was minted from 1859 until 1909. The value of a penny of this type is based on the year minted and the condition of the coin. View the related link below to see a chart showing the value of each year and mint based on it's condition.


The value of this coin will vary depending on the year it was minted. Pennies minted before 1982 are valued at $5. Pennies minted after 1982 are valued at $2.


The Lincoln, Wheat Ears Reverse penny weighs 3.11 grams. The Lincoln, Memorial Reverse penny (1959 to 1982) weighs 3.11 grams. The Lincoln, Memorial Reverse penny (1982 to present) weighs 2.5 grams. So it would all depend on which year the penny was minted.


The 1919 British Penny has no mintmark if it was minted at the Royal Mint. If it was minted at either Heaton or King's Norton, there will be a very small H or KN to the left of the year on the reverse of the coin.


Check that coin again. There were no pennies minted in or for Canada that year.


Maybe 3 cents. There were over 1 billion minted that year.


No. There was no steel cent minted that year.


The last year Indian Head pennies were minted was 1909. In 1927 the type of penny that was minted was the Lincoln, Wheat Ears reverse (called 'Wheat Penny') A 1927 Wheat penny is worth from $0.15 to $125.00 according to mint mark and condition.


It would be easier to say in what years British Pennies were not minted.Since 1800, British Pennies have not been minted in -1800-1805, 1809-1824, 1828-1830, 1832-1833, 1835-1836, 1838-1840, 1842, 1850, 1852, 1923-1925, 1941-1943, 1955-1960, 1968-1969.The 1933 Penny was only minted as 10 or less Proof coins and the 1951 Penny had only one minted.Decimal Pennies have been minted in every year. The 1972 New Penny was only minted as a Proof coin.


Two cents for the copper. There were nearly a billion cents minted that year.


Australian Pennies were first minted in 1911 and last minted in 1964.There were no Australian Pennies minted for general circulation in 1937 and 1954.Some 1937 Pennies were struck as "Pattern" coins for the new "kangaroo" design.1937 Penny Type 1 - George VI on the obverse, kangaroo on the reverse - 10 minted.1937 Penny Type 2 - Blank obverse with "MODEL" , kangaroo on the reverse - 8 minted.1937 Penny Type 3 - Silver, blank obverse, kangaroo on the reverse - 1 minted.


It's the year that the coin was minted. If you look under the date you can tell where it was minted, too: "D" = Denver Mint "S" = San Francisco No letter = Philadelphia


It would depend on the year and condition. Be more descriptive.


No, there is nothing special about the 1979 Guernsey Penny other than there was more of them minted (2.4 million) than in any other year.



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