My Found Money Jar

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Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Found Three Pennies and One Pressed Penny

I took my magnet for a walk (it needs lots of exercise) and picked up plenty of junk. I also spotted three pennies and one pressed penny!

I sort of collect pressed pennies (also called flat pennies, elongated coins, smashed pennies) because when I see a machine, I get a few for my grandkids. I don't really keep them myself though. 

This one is from the Phoenix Zoo, and even though I washed it, it's still sort of dirty. I'll try cleaning it and checking to see which of my grandkids want it. I decided not to keep it for my found money jar since it's smashed.  ;o)

Have you ever found a pressed penny before?

This Found Money FACTS:
Denomination:  3 pennies
Year:  1972, 1996, 1999
U.S. Mint:  none, D, D
Condition:   Tarnished, less shiny, shiny
Total found money to date for 2012:  $1.63


  1. We found a quarter the other day in the grocers parking lot (going in)...and it's already been spent. :) Peggy, how can I subscribe to your blog so I'll be emailed when you post?

    1. Hi Pam, congratulations on the found quarter! Woo hoo! You know, I wasn't sure about how to subscribe by email but when I just looked, there is a "Subscribe by email" link directly below this box! I bet if you click it, it will ask for your email address! Good luck!



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