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Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States, is featured on the penny. In 1792, the first one cent coin was minted with a portrait of a woman with long hair, which stood for liberty. Lincoln was featured on the one cent coin beginning in 1909.


Current production pennies in the United States are composed of 97.5 percent zinc and 2.5 percent copper. This composition applies to all pennies produced since 1982.


Penny stocks are securities generally issued by small, publicly traded companies and usually trade at a price of less than $5, according to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The low price and high volatility of penny stocks makes them highly speculative inves...


According to the website Pennies, the first penny created in the United States was in 1787 by Benjamin Franklin. It bore the image of a sun and sundial above the message "mind your own business." The most recent design of the one-cent coin was unveiled in 2010. Pennies ...


A penny board is a small, lightweight-plastic skateboard that can be used to perform tricks like a wooden or vinyl skateboard, but it has larger cruising wheels like a longboard. Ben Mackay of Penny Australia created the penny board in 2010 as a throwback to his plastic...


Indian Head pennies minted between 1859 and 1909 are valuable. Likewise, Lincoln wheat pennies that were minted from 1909 to 1958 as well as Flying Eagle pennies are worth money.


A penny weighs 0.0081 ounces. Twelve pennies weigh approximately 1 ounce, and 182 pennies, or $1.82 in pennies, weigh approximately 1 pound. The penny is the lightest of all U.S. coins.