Government

It Costs More to Make More


How much does it cost to make a penny or nickle?That penny in your pocket may not be worth much, but its cheapness did not carry through to the manufacturing process.

Due to rising costs of metal, as of 2016 the US Mint spend about 1.7¢ to make each penny, and about 8¢ for every nickle.

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