It took me originally 1 full week to design, and create this wonderful penny Small Cent / Variety Cent Plaque (450) count. It will make the small cent collectors happy you thought of them, and their desires to conquer them all. Mine would retail for $1,000 if I were to sell it due to work hours put in it. I could make them for someone if interested. Try doing it yourself first. Then come back.
Step 1: Selecting the Wood, and the Metal Trim:
The 23.88" inch square, by .20" thick Birch plywood or Oak, you can get at LOWE'S. $6.87
The 1/4" inch "C" channel, aluminum alloy trim you can get from LOWE'S: $3.50 about that for an 8 foot piece.
Step 2: Getting the Coin Bits & Depth Guide / Forstner Bits From "EAGLE Co.";