Category Archives: Southern States

Pressed pennies from the following states: West Virginia, Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, and Louisiana.

Nashville Madame Tussauds Wax Museum Pressed Penny Set

Madame Tussauds Wax Museum in Nashville, Tennessee is home to a machine that makes 8 pressed pennies.  Designs include Johnny Cash, Jimi Hendrex, Patsy Cline, Beethoven, and more! Madame Tussauds in Nashville is a must-see if you are a country music fan.  It features lifelike wax figures of 50 iconic musical superstars.  You can pose and have your… Read More »

Nashville Tennessee Bass Pro Shops Pressed Penny Set

The Bass Pro Shops at Opry Mills Mall in Nashville, Tennessee has a machine that makes 4 different pressed pennies. Designs include the Bass Pro Shops logo, a deer, a black bear, and a guitar. Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World is a massive sporting goods store chain that’s worth a stop if you are in the area.  Kids… Read More »

Nashville Aquarium Restaurant Pressed Pennies ~ Opry Mills Mall

The Aquarium restaurant in Nashville, Tennessee has a machine with 4 pressed pennies.  Designs include the restaurant logo, Sharkey the shark, Octavius the octopus, and Scooter the seahorse. At the Aquarium Underwater Dining Experience, diners feast while surrounded by 200,000 gallons of water filled with sharks, stingrays, and other fish.  This unique restaurant offers a variety of seafood… Read More »

Gaylord Opryland Hotel Elongated Pennies ~ Nashville, Tennessee

The Gaylord Opryland Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee has a machine that makes 4 pressed pennies. Designs include the Nashville skyline, guitars and microphone, the Tennessee state outline, and the Parthenon. The Opryland Hotel is located right next to Opry Mills Mall and is a beautiful place to stay on your next trip to Nashville.  Even if  you aren’t… Read More »

Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom Space Mountain Pressed Pennies

This fun Space Mountain pressed penny set can be made at the Tomorrowland Light & Power Co.  Keep reading to learn more about this unique set based on the popular Magic Kingdom roller coaster. Space Mountain is a dark space-themed roller coaster housed inside a futuristic looking mountain. You are seated in cars that look like rockets. After… Read More »

Walt Disney World Space Mountain Elongated Quarter

This fun elongated coin from Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom is a bit different because it is pressed on a quarter. The design features Mickey Mouse in a Space Mountain space ship. Elongated Coin Description: This pressed quarter depicts astronaut Mickey Mouse riding Space Mountain. Text on the smashed quarter: © Disney / Magic Kingdom Coin Orientation: vertical… Read More »

Astronaut Mickey and Minnie Mouse Pressed Pennies ~ Walt Disney World

This cute pressed penny set features Minnie and Mickey Mouse as astronauts. Keep reading to learn more about these fun elongated pennies from Walt Disney World resort. Astronaut Mickey Mouse Pressed Penny Elongated Penny Description: This pressed penny depicts Mickey Mouse in a space suit holding an astronaut’s helmet in his left hand. Text on the smashed penny:… Read More »

Creation Museum Pressed Pennies ~ Petersburg, Kentucky

The Creation Museum in Petersburg, Kentucky is home to 12 fun pressed penny designs.  If you collect dinosaur pressed pennies, you will want to add this set to your collection! The Creation Museum is a neat faith-based museum in Petersburg, Kentucky.  It has interesting displays that walk you from the creation of the world, to the fall of… Read More »

Cumberland Falls Pressed Penny ~ Corbin, Kentucky

This Cumberland Falls pressed penny depicts the beautiful waterfall that is known as the Niagara of the South.  This elongated penny design is now retired. Cumberland Falls is an established stop for our family anytime we head down to Florida.  It’s right of I-75 and a great place to stop for a picnic. Cumberland Falls has been called… Read More »