Q:
# How many pennies in a 5-gallon jug?

A 5-gallon jug holds a maximum of 43,584 American 1-cent pieces, assuming the pennies fit perfectly in the jug with minimal air between them. One estimate is closer to 35,000 pennies when Halo Animal Rescue performed a fundraiser with a jug full of pennies.

Continue ReadingThe American penny is 0.750 inch in diameter and 0.06 inch thick. The area of the circular money is pi times the radius squared, which is 0.4424 square inch. Multiply the area times the thickness for 0.0265 cubic inch. A 5-gallon jug is 1,155 cubic inches. Divide the volume of gallon jug by the volume of one penny to find the maximum number of pennies in 5 gallons. Statisticians experiment by counting how many pennies fit in a 5-gallon jug and take an average number over many trials.

Learn more about Coins & Currency-
Q:
## What old pennies are worth money?

A: Valuable old pennies include the half-cent penny, the American large cent, the flying eagle penny, the Indian penny and the Lincoln wheat penny. The exact ... Full Answer >Filed Under: -
Q:
## Are wheat pennies worth any money?

A: Wheat pennies vary in worth depending on the condition of the penny and the year in which it was minted. As U.S. currency, all wheat pennies are worth at l... Full Answer >Filed Under: -
Q:
## What is the value of a 1963 penny?

A: Circulated 1963 pennies are only worth face value, however a penny in mint, uncirculated condition can be worth anywhere from $.05 to $.35 or more, as of 2... Full Answer >Filed Under: -
Q:
## What is the value of a 1943 penny?

A: As of 2014, collectors value pennies minted in 1943 from 8 cents to $3.14, depending on the coin's condition and where it was minted. Coins in good conditi... Full Answer >Filed Under: