The penny is the one-cent coin of the United States currency. Due to inflation, the penny no longer has any value and efforts are being put in to discontinue its use completely. However, they are still believed to be good luck so use this day to look around for as many as possible!
When Is National Lucky Penny Day?
We wish you good luck all day on May 23rd, because it’s National Lucky Penny Day.
History Of National Lucky Penny Day
The first penny was minted in 1787 in a private mint. It was designed by Benjamin Franklin and made of 100% copper.