An interesting fact about the penny is that the face value of one penny is less than what it costs to produce that one penny. It costs about 1.8 cents to produce a single penny. In 2011, the U.S. Mint spent $134 million ... More » Hobbies & Games Collecting Coins & Currency

Charles of the Ritz perfume is a discontinued high-end perfume line that included the well-received Jean Nate fragrances. The Charles of the Ritz company was famous in the beauty industry for its salon-quality cosmetics ... More » Beauty & Fashion Perfume & Cologne

One of the most interesting facts about rhinoceroses is that they are descendants of some of the largest land animals to live on the planet. Prehistoric rhinos, called Indricotherium, stood over 17 feet tall at the shoul... More » Pets & Animals Mammals
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Pennies made prior to 1982 have a copper content that is worth more than their face value. Wheat pennies issued between 1909 and 1956 are also worth more to collectors than their face value. More » Hobbies & Games Collecting Coins & Currency

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 2014. The value of the penny is greatly dependent on the condition... More » Hobbies & Games Collecting Coins & Currency

Wheat pennies from 1924 are not particularly rare; they are in fact quite common. The Philadelphia Mint released over 75 million wheat pennies in 1924; this figure does not reflect pennies that were not released into cir... More » Hobbies & Games Collecting Coins & Currency

The average value of a penny from 1944, also called a 1944 wheat penny, is between 15 cents and $6 depending on its condition. The government produced around 1,435,400,000 of these pennies in 1944. More » Hobbies & Games Collecting Coins & Currency