To dream of pennies represents petty thoughts, or issues. Thoughts, habits, or situations that you can discontinue at any time if you wanted to. When you see a penny in a dream it symbolizes an issue in your life that you need to be a “bigger” person about.
To find pennies symbolizes overcoming pettiness, or insights into what you have been petty about. You are gaining power or freedom mentally or emotionally from understanding your own pettiness.
To throw pennies away symbolizes overcoming petty issues and not caring about them anymore.
To see pennies in a fountain represents how wonderful you feel that a negative or uncertain situation is no longer a problem. You may feel good letting go of problems or annoyances.
Example: A woman dreamed of swallowing a penny. In waking life he felt forced to accept the petty claims that her husband accused her of in order to prevent a fight.