One Billion Pennies
1,000,018,176 One billion, eighteen thousand, one hundred and seventysix Pennies [ Five school buses. ]
Each of these blocks represents one 9x11x41 foot school bus  as seen below. If you were
to stack all these pennies in a single pile, one atop the other, the stack would reach nearly one
thousand miles high. For comparison, note that the Space Shuttle typically orbits only 225 miles
above the Earth's surface.
Only in North America and the general scientific community is this number (1,000,000,000) called
a "billion". Most European countries call this number either "one thousand million" or,
in some cases, a "milliard". Enough international confusion, let's move on to ten billion.

value 
$10,000,181.76 (Ten million, one hundred eightyone dollars and seventysix cents) 
width 
45 feet 
height 
11 feet 
thickness 
41 feet 
total weight 
3,125 tons 
height stacked 
987 Miles 
area (laid flat) 
3,906,321 square feet (89.7 acres) 
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