Monday, September 30, 2013

Smashed Pennies

     My sister and I are big smashed/pressed penny collectors.  On her visit, we went to the Oregon Coast.  There was only one penny machine and one of the pennies was a lighthouse.  We were visiting a few lighthouses and we picked up a lighthouse tote bag with a  matching purse.  We needed to dress up our bags with a few zipper pulls, so we knew whose was whose.
  

If you are interest in pressed/smashed pennies, Penny Collector.Com has the locations of all of the penny machines in your area.



3 comments:

  1. I love squished pennies...collect them where ever I go and they fill a nice sized jar. I always tell my husband that at least the souvenirs I collect are inexpensive :-) This is a clever way to use them...really like these!!!

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    1. Most of my pennies are in a binder with coin sleeves. Each one is labeled and categorized by state/country. I couldn't pass up getting a few extra lighthouses. This is a great/inexpensive way to get souvenirs. Usually, if someone is going somewhere, I send them with a tube full of quarters and pennies, along with all of the pennies in the area (with the exact location). I see you have four pennies at your zoo.

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    2. Funny thing. My dad is from Canon City and just got back from his high school class reunion.....they brought pennies back from their trip.

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