The penny may now be history, but it won’t yet be forgotten.

Special collections are already going on sale, and the copper currency will still be circulation for a few years to come.

If you find yourself missing it already, however, fear not. The Royal Canadian Mint has created a colourful infographic that charts the history of the Canadian penny. Starting with its creation in 1797, it takes you through its development up to 2013.

Check it out now.

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