One Thousand Pennies


1,000
[5 pennies wide x 5 pennies high x 40 pennies tall]
 


A thousand pennies is only $10.00 worth of pennies, yet it weighs over
six pounds. Now let's put together a cubic foot made of these copper (3%)
and zinc (97%) coins.

 
value  $10.00, (Ten dollars and no cents)
width  3.75 inches
height  3.75 inches
thickness  2.5 inches
weight  100 ounces, (6.25 pounds)
height stacked  62.4 inches, (5.2 feet)
area (laid flat)  562.5 square inches (3.9 square feet)

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