Where Are Pennies Made?

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Pennies are made at the United States Mint. There is one location in Denver, and another in Philadelphia. They are no longer made of copper, but instead are mostly zinc with some copper added.
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Though it's not worth as much today as it used to be, the American penny has endured throughout history to become a symbol of the United States economy. With the venerable visage
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All U.S. cents from mid-1864 to mid-1982 except 1943 were made of bronze - 95% copper and 5% tin/zinc. 1943 cents were made of zinc-plated steel due to wartime metal shortages.
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The core of the penny is zinc but the skin is copper. This is the same for a 1942
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Pennies are made in two locations twice a year, from Denver and Philadelphia. The pennies that are made in Denver have the letter D next to the date.
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