What is another word for Indian penny?

3 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ ˈɪndi͡ən pˈɛni], [ ˈɪndi‍ən pˈɛni], [ ˈɪ_n_d_iə_n p_ˈɛ_n_i]

Indian penny is a term commonly used to describe the one-cent coin minted by the United States from 1859 to 1909. However, there are several other synonyms used to refer to this coin. One of these is "Indian Head Cent," which describes the design of the coin featuring the head of an indigenous American with a feather headdress. Another synonym is "copper nickel penny," which refers to the unique composition of the coin made of 88% copper and 12% nickel. Additionally, the term "wheat penny" is sometimes used to describe the Indian penny because of the wheat stalks depicted on the reverse side of the coin from 1909 to 1958.

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