The Problem of Large Cents

After fifty years of production, the United States Mint faced up to the mounting problems of the one cent denomination. They were increasingly unpopular with the public due to their size and weight. The coins were often considered filthy. Because the coins were not legal tender, they were often rejected by banks who would only […]

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