What were pennies made out of in 1989?

Answer Beginning in 1982, the U.S. Mint changed the composition of the penny from primarily copper to primarily zinc. Since that date the penny is made of 99.2 percent zinc and 0.8 percent copper, with a ... Read More »

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What were pennies made of in the 1700s?

The first penny was made in 1793, according to the United States Mint. The original pennies were made of solid copper. In 1837, the United States Mint began making pennies out of bronze. The compos... Read More »

What was the last year wheat pennies were made?

The wheat penny, which had Abraham Lincoln's profile on the front and ears of wheat on the back, was produced from 1909 through 1958. Starting in 1959, the U.S. government put the Lincoln Memorial ... Read More »

How many 1937-P pennies were made?

The 1937-P Lincoln Cent was produced in Philadelphia and is much more common than its siblings minted that year in either San Francisco or Denver. The 1937-P cent had a mintage of 309,170,320 coins... Read More »

How many Ford Mustang GT Cobra convertibles were made in 1989?

The Ford Motor Company produced 42,244 GT Cobra convertibles in the year 1989, the year the Ford Mustang celebrated its 25th anniversary. The Mustang GT convertibles carried a retail price of $14,1... Read More »