10 Suprising & Funny Facts about U.S. Coins

U.S. coins previously contained gold, silver, and copper

2-cent and 3-cent coins used to exist 

The “Eagle” was a $10 coin

Pennies can remain in circulation for 40 years 

Coins are harder to copy because of the ridged edges! 

The First Animal Featured on a Coin was an Eagle 

Pennies were Silver for one year 

The United States Mint makes the most coins in the world 

President Lincoln was the first President on a coin 

There are $10 Billion in coins sitting around the United States!