Copper

September 23, 2016
The Origins of In God We Trust premium
How and why the ubiquitous, and sometimes controversial, motto “In God We Trust” made its way–and has kept its place–on American money.  
premium
September 9, 2016
Spill of Penny Blanks Reminds People of “Worthless” Coin premium
A massive spill of one-cent blanks (known as “planchets” to numismatists) on a Delaware highway serves as a reminder that the United States penny is still worth its weight in copper-plated zinc–or, that regardless of quantity, the coin has become more of an inconvenience than a value. You decide. Read the full story here.
premium