My daughter knows that the only trip souvenir I allow is a squished penny. They're fun to look at, inexpensive, and don't take up much space. She's cool with that rule, as we both take great pride in displaying our ever-growing collection in "penny passports."
We were happy to hear that, for Disneyland's 60th anniversary Diamond Celebration, the park's elongated coin machines will feature some all new pressings. In fact, there will be over 40 new designs.
For 25 years, Disneyland Electromechanical Shop worker Rob Johnson has been making and maintaining coin presses for the resort. In this video, he shares a look behind these collectibles:
That guy really loves his job!