what you could do with all of those smashed pennies!
Vintage Elongated Pressed Penny Lord's Prayer.
Blank PennyCollector Book $6.99 - This is a web-exclusive book that you will not find anywhere else. We've taken our standard tri-fold book that holds 36 elongated pennies and 8 elongated nickels/quarters, and made a slit at the top for you to insert your own cover design. Use a family vacation photo, your child's artwork, a travel brochure, etc. Personalize your collection!
The History of the Elongated Penny - It is generally accepted that the tokens on the left were first made during the 1892-1893 Worlds Columbian Exposition that was held in Chicago, Illinois to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Columbuss discovery of America.
Although an example of an elongated coin is rumored to have been produced some years earlier, it is generally accepted that these tokens were first made during the 1892-1893 Worlds Columbian Exposition that was held in Chicago, Illinois to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Columbuss discovery of America. There were four different designs utilized during that event.
Getting Ready for Mickey! An all-time favorite among kids and adults=flattened pennies. There are many machines, each makes three different Disney characters/scenes, at each park. Collectors spend days trying to get them all. Make these containers at home before you leave to keep your prized pennies in one place. Can you get them all???
elongated pennies machine - to be able to see the year of/on the penny after it has been elongated. I have found that when you place the penny in the slot, if you place the "head side" facing AWAY from the quarters, the back of the EC (or flat side) will usually show the year. - www.pennycollecto...
PENNY PASSPORT PRESSED ELONGATED COIN ALBUM BOOK - This site also has other books similar to this one.
Pressed pennies – or elongated coins – are keepsake coins that have been flattened and embossed with another design. They were first seen in 1893, issued by private entities as commemorative memorabilia at world fairs and expositions. This practice continued until 1985 when commercial coin-operated elongated press machines were introduced and caused a boom in contemporary elongated coins, like this Sesame Street Characters penny press at the Universal Studios in Singapore.