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Penny Experiment Timeline
November 24, 2009: Penny found on sidewalk and website created.
November 26, 2009: Original found penny sold for $10 to Conna Craig
November 26, 2009: A call for artists to make penny postcard art goes out.
November 27, 2009: First two artists confirm their desire to participate in the Penny Experiment art project: Niki and Lux Living Frugalis. They choose the numbers 59 and 16.
December 4, 2009: 25% of the 100 numbers for Penny Experiment art project have been claimed by artists.
December 6, 2009: The original found penny is exchanged for $10
December 7, 2009: The $10 is exchanged for 1000 pennies.
December 8, 2009: 50 different artists confirm their desire to create pieces of artwork for Penny Experiment marking the half way mark in finding 100.
December 18, 2009: The first piece of penny postcard artwork goes up for sale: #28 titled Gratitude
December 19, 2009: All 100 numbers for the Penny Postcard Art Series are taken by artists when #58 is claimed by Lori Wyant.
December 21, 2009: First food purchases made using coupons — $62.67 worth of food for $0.42
December 24, 2009: A 50% stake in the penny postcard art is sold for $1000 to Dana Hughes.
December 28, 2009: First food delivered to Open Heart Kitchen.
December 28, 2009: 100 “Penny For Your Thoughts” book project launched.
January 1, 2010: Coupon Bloggers are asked to start looking for the best deals that they can find for food banks.