eye-3-yellow-3d-2-new-logo philly_kyw_new philly_94wip_new 35h_cbssportsrad_philly philly_wpht_new

US Coins

(Brand-new pennies roll off the production line at the US Mint in Philadelphia.  Credit: Pat Loeb)

U.S. Mint Says Pennies and Nickels, Already Too Expensive, Won’t Get Cheaper

It costs the US Mint more than two cents to make a penny; it costs more than 11 cents to make a nickel.

12/26/2012