This was posted before the penny was taken out of circulation. Sometimes I miss the penny, but my trouser pockets don’t.
OK the film from the NFB is actually HOW they make pennies, but as I asked last weekend, the better question is, WHY do they make pennies?
Look at the process and you will appreciate the talents of the folks who design and press these coins, but honestly, come on, a Penny? How much longer do we need to live under this tyranny?
If you are in Ottawa, drop by the Mint, it’s a fun tour too!