World's Largest Penny - Salmo, British Columbia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA
N 49° 11.745 W 117° 16.713
11U E 479706 N 5449254
Quick Description: You can see this penny on Highway 6 North in Salmo by the information sign.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 9/24/2012 3:56:19 PM
Waymark Code: WMFBGM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
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Long Description:
Salmo is home to the world’s largest penny. It was dedicated on July 1, 1995, Canada’s birthday, in honor of Penny Power.

Penny Power started in Salmo, on March 10, 1995 as a campaign to collect hoarded pennies and donate them to the government of Canada to reduce the national debt. Salmo residents made this donation as their Greatest Birthday Present, demonstrating a renewed faith in their ability to make a difference. You can see this penny on Highway 6 North.

This huge penny is 8 feet tall and in CAD.
Price of Admission: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Height of object in feet: 8 feet

Size of a typical object of this: .75 inch

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