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.
Purchase the Pressed Coin Case and the Museum's four pressed pennies that highlight President Kennedy, The Sixth Floor Museum and the sky line of Dallas.
Case measures 6 x 3.5 x .04 inches.
Tri-fold design is compact and easy to pack on trips.
Holds 36 elongated pennies and eight elongated quarters.