How old is the oldest penny?


No person or agency has kept track of coins in circulation. This is because pennies have been made of bronze or made of copper-color for about 150 years and have had the Lincoln design on them for about a century. Some of the older coins are unrecognizable to most. It is still possible to find pennies from the 1930s.
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That probably depends what you mean by a "penny". The first US penny was minted in 1787. The first British penny was minted in 790 AD. See Related Links.
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The oldest United States pennies were produced in 1793. The earliest pennies were made of 100% copper, and they were about the size of a Susan B. Anthony dollar.
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