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    • Jane Riebe-Tritten

      The beginning: World Columbian Exposition Chicago, IL, 1892-1893 --- There are four published books which catalog elongated coins. The latest and the most comprehensive was authored by Angelo A. Rosato, "ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE MODERN ELONGATEDS" 1990 (1700 pages- hard bound).

    • Carolyn B (vintagepix)

      PennyCollector.com - includes list of locations for squished penny machines and a brief history of the elongated coin

    • Elizabeth Ford

      PennyCollector.com - The official website for elongated pennies, penny books and penny machines. Also where to find penny squishing machines!

    • Megan Colby

      PennyCollector.com - The official website for elongated pennies, penny books and penny machines

    • Debby Lowe

      Pressed Pennies...My Favorite Souvenirs

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    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.

    PennyCollector.com - The official website for elongated pennies, penny books and penny machines

    Awesome website. Type in your starting destination and your ending destination, and it will find ALL SORTS of things for you to do, see, eat, play along the way. Will be so happy I pinned this!!!

    PennyCollector.com - The official website for elongated pennies, penny books and penny machines

    How to Clean Pennies Now I have shiny pennies for the Disney Penny Presses!

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    Make a Pressed Penny Project At 51 cents, these are probably the cheapest Disney souvenirs of all time. Plus, kids (and parents ;) love to watch them get made! Once you get home, learn how to make your own display for all your pressed coins with this DIY. Or, make them into really cool jewelry.

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    Pressed penny bracelet. $6.00 (you supply the penny) Such a cute idea to keep the pennies you press at places!!

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    Another idea for what to do with those smashed pennies! Glue thumb tacks to the back of your smashed pennies

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    WOW!!! I'm so doing this!! Put a penny in a ziplock bag of water to keep flies away.

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    Awesome website. Just type in your location and where you are going. It will then create a list of all sorts of things to see and visit along the way. For future travel. (Pin now read later)

    Disney smashed pennies displayed in a shadow box. We loved finding places to smash pennies around Disney World, I had to find a way to display all our "treasures" :)

    in a different design with ther pennies nt frm disney

    Going to Disneyland, zoo, theme park, or somewhere with those pressed penny machines? Make these pressed penny containers for the kids to carry