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Modern circulation pennies are made by the US Mint in either Philadelphia or Denver. You can visit their website www.usmint.gov to learn more about the US Mint and its programs.

Coins made in Denver have a small D under the date. Cents from Philadelphia don't have a mint mark. They're the only denomination made since 1980 that doesn't carry a mint mark.

Up to 1955 and from 1968 to 1974, San Francisco made cents for circulation. These have an S mint mark and very occasionally still turn up in change.

When demand for cents has been very high the West Point Mint also makes small numbers of cents, but these don't have mint marks either and look exactly like Philadelphia cents.

AnswerProof collector coins (packaged in the proof sets) are made at the San Francisco Mint.
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When was the silver penny made?

The US never made silver pennies. In 1943 the US made steel pennies. These are often mistaken for silver pennies.


What are US pennies made from?

Pennies are zinc, but they are copper plated.


What is US pennies made of?

Copper


How many pennies were made in 2012?

According to the US mint, 6015.2 million pennies were made in 2012.


How many pennies were made in 2010?

According to the US Mint, 4010.83 million pennies were made in 2010.


Who is on the silver penny?

Nobody. The US never made silver pennies. In 1943 the US made steel pennies. These are often mistaken for silver. In 1943 Abraham Lincoln was on the US penny.


Were there any pennies in the 1940s made of gold?

No, but in 1943 US pennies were made from steel coated zinc. These have become a collector favorite.


Did the US ever made steel pennies?

Yes


What are medals that the US pennies are made of?

Copper zinc


Is a penny an magnet?

No. Pennies were made of copper (Now US pennies are made of copper plated zinc) Magnets are made of iron or other ferro-magnetic metals.


When was silver in pennies?

The US has never made silver pennies. It would cost way to much to make silver pennies because of the value of silver. Many people think that in 1943 pennies were made out of silver however they are actually made out of zinc and steel.


What is pipes and wires made of and pennies?

The metal copper- however, US pennies are now copper plated zinc.


When were pennies made of wreath?

On US cents from 1793 to 1958 .


How does a mass of a penny depend on the year it was minted?

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.


Were is zinc in a coin?

Zinc is the base of US pennies made after 1982.


What are new pennies made of?

Since 1982, US pennies have been made of zinc with a thin copper coating. The specific percentages are 97.5% zinc and 2.5% copper.


What is a 1961 US penny made of?

In 1961 pennies were made of 95% copper and 5% zinc.


How long were silver pennies in circulation?

The US has never made silver pennies. It would cost way to much to make silver pennies because of the value of silver. Many people think that in 1943 pennies were made out of silver however they are actually made out of zinc and steel. So actually they have never been in circulation.


Where are pennies made?

Pennies are made mostly in Philadelphia and Denver. The process of making pennies is called minting.


What is the outside of pennies coated with?

US pennies (since 1982) have been made of zinc (97.5%) with a thin layer of copper (2.5%) outside.


What is the value of 2000 pennies all made in the year 2000?

$20.00 US.


When were half pennies made?

If you're referring to US half cents, they were minted from 1793 to 1857. British half pennies were minted from the medieval period until 1967; decimal half pennies were made from 1971 to 1984.


What is the record of most pennies?

I don't uderstand you question. If you are refering to how many pennies the US has made i don't think that there is a way to figure that out due to the fact that no one knows how many pennies were made each year in the mints early years.


1828 penny made of silver?

1828 US cents and British pennies were both made out of copper.


What is the penny made of TODAY?

US "pennies" (cents) are made of 97.5% zinc plated with 2.5% copper Canadian and European cents as well as British pennies are made of copper-plated steel.

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