View Full Version : Pressed penny collecting?

27-09-2008, 11:35 AM
DD is really interested in this, are there any experts on here?

I know there are starter lanyards for pins but is there a nice way to start collecting these pennies?

27-09-2008, 11:37 AM
they are everywhere, there is a website that tells you where they are too, will go look see if i can find it for you

you buy pressed penny wallets too to put them in :D

27-09-2008, 01:52 PM
There are books available for pressed pennies and pressed quarters.

The pennies are 51 cents each (penny plus two quarters to feed the machine). The quarters are $1.25 each (quarter to press and four quarters to feed the machine). I think the books are around $7 each.

Definitely not an expert. I collect a few--usually something comemorative of the year or current celebration and some Mickey and Minnie pennies. It really just depends on if I like them! :lol: Typically two or three each visit. :)

27-09-2008, 06:49 PM
Try this site,


My 2 boys have collected them over the last 6 years.

27-09-2008, 07:03 PM
I have them too, from all over ,what a great thing to collect. Just got two from Grandfather Mountain in NC.

20-10-2008, 02:38 AM
My kids were really into these when they were younger. Seems as they've gotten older the thrill is gone a bit (makes me sad). But yes, the machines are everywhere! Resorts included.