Commentary: PENNY[+artifact][+currency][+coin][+copper] [+quantity][+currency][+unit][+portion][+hundredth]
NOTE: emphasis is on the actual coin, or its unit value as a currency
There are one hundred pennies in a US dollar.
John found a lucky penny in the street.
You can probably not buy anything nowadays with just a single penny.
The child put pennies, dimes and nickels into his piggy bank.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2
NOTE: refers to a vague sum of money, not the unit of the currency.
Bob's Porsche must have cost him a pretty penny.
I won't give another penny to that organization after what they did.
You wind up spending a penny here, a penny there, so it does start to add up.
For only pennies a day, you could provide food and medicine to a needy child.
WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 5