Posts tagged ‘Fugio Cent’

July 21, 2013

A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned

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 Benjamin Franklin reportedly designed the first American penny in 1787. Known as the Fugio cent, it bears the image of a sun and sundial above the message “Mind Your Business.” A chain with 13 links, each representing one of the original colonies, encircles the motto “We Are One” on the reverse.

Source: www.history.com