Probabilities of Collecting All Pennies from 1959 to 1997 are Easily Feasible

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Many coin collectors start their numismatic collections with pennies, and trying to get pennies from every year within a given range. This process, while seemingly daunting, is straightforward and will take about 684 pennies to find all of the pennies from 1959 to 1997, since they are still in circulation.

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I'm mathematician/IT strategist/blogger from Canada living in Taipei.

One thought on “Probabilities of Collecting All Pennies from 1959 to 1997 are Easily Feasible”

  1. A blogger had put his effort of collecting pennies in a blog but forget the blog name, found it last 2 years. I think it is possible if you really want to collect them. 😉

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