My Pressed Penny Collection

Last time I spoke about my magnet and indoor plant collections, having been tagged in a collections thread on Twitter. This week I’m covering my pressed penny collection. For those that aren’t aware pressed pennies are simply elongated coins which are flattened into an oval shape and impressed with a design. This is usually done through a penny mangle. I’ve loved penny mangles ever since I was little, popping the coins into the slot, spinning the wheel around and making pressed pennies. They’re a great, unique souvenir and with the added bonus of being small enough to fit many in […]

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