MadSci Network: Other

Subject: How much does it cost to make a Penny?

Date: Tue May 30 19:56:13 2006
Posted by Thomas
Grade level: undergrad School: N/A
City: Antioch State/Province: California Country: USA
Area of science: Other
ID: 1149044173.Ot

I heard it cost 3 US cents to make 1 US Penny. If this is true, why? And if 
this isnt scientific enough, What would we do with all those pennys if we 
pulled them out of circulation and went to the 5 cent system (Rounding off 
everything by 5 cents). Is copper good for the enviorment :)

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