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Pennywise Illusion

Penny Word IllusionHere is an illusion of a different type.

I was talking to a friend of mine that has taken up coin collecting rather late in life. He figures it will be cheaper then getting married again. Anyways he went into a coin dealer he knows to talk shop and came across an interesting tidbit.

According to his coin dealer 1972 pennies are significantly more valuable than 1932 pennies.

Now I know that I am a layman and know absolutely nothing about this hobby but this doesn't seem right to me. Can any of you explain to me why this might be?

One answer that made sense to me can be found here.


Anonymous said...

This was lame IMHO. The key phrase was "significantly more valuable." I don't consider 40 cents, (which is about 2% of either total) to be significant.

Anonymous said...

2 things:

1. It was already answered, but it's because 1972 pennies = more money than 1932 (or whatever) pennies.

2. To the last person who posted: YOU don't find it to be significantly more. Other people might, so please shut up.

Anonymous said...

I've never met anyone who wasn't a cigarette fiend that though 40 cents was a significant amount of money.

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