About the Penny

By: Ally Knight

Why is Lincoln on the Penny

Lincoln was on the penny because he was the first president for the US to show respect for his 100th birthday and that is why Lincoln is on the penny.

Facts About the Penny

Pennies were the very first coins minted in the United States.

There are about eleven different designs for the penny.

The penny was the first coin to have "IN GOD WE TRUST" on it.

About 30,000,000 million pennies are made a day.