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Which is worth more, your weight in pennies or your height in quarters?
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Make entries in the cells with blue numbers and watch the answers change.
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Height5feet4inches
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Weight142lbs.
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$ Value$ Value$ ValueWeightThicknessDiameter
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Weight#Stacked#Edge to Edge#gramsmmmm
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Penny (1959-82)$207.1120,711$10.491,049$0.85853.111.5519.05
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Penny (since 1983)$257.6425,764$10.491,049$0.85852.51.5519.05
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Nickel$644.1012,882$41.68834$3.837751.9521.21
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Dime (through 1964)$2,576.4025,764$120.411,205$9.08912.51.3517.91
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Dime (since 1965)$2,839.9528,400$120.411,205$9.08912.2681.3517.91
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Quarter (through 1964)
$2,576.4010,306$232.23929$16.75676.251.7524.26
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Quarter (since 1965)$2,839.9511,360$232.23929$16.75675.671.7524.26
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1 inch=25.4 mm 1 pound=453.59237 grams
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Current Weights & Diameters from The U.S. Mint
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http://www.usmint.gov/about_the_mint/index.cfm?action=coin_specifications
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Early coin weights from: A Guidebook of US Coins, 4th Ed. 1988
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R.S. Yeoman, Western Publishing Co. 1987
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