Pressed Penny Collection – The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

Pressed Penny Collection

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Guests call the machines that make pressed pennies everything from penny pressers, penny crushers, and even penny squishers.  However, the technical name is an elongation machine that creates elongated coins! The first recorded instance of elongated pennies was in the early 1890s at the World's Columbian Exposition held in Chicago with four different squished penny designs. 

Collectors get very enthusiastic about collecting a variety of elongated pennies as a keepsake of their travels. 

Add our set of four pressed pennies to your collection that highlight President Kennedy, The Sixth Floor Museum and the sky line of Dallas.