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US Mint: Please Use Coins When Making Purchases

Via press release from the US Mint: Simply put, there is an adequate amount of coins in the economy, but the slowed pace of circulation has meant that sufficient quantities of coins are sometimes not readily available where needed. You may be experiencing this in your local communities. We are asking for your help in improving this coin supply issue. …

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US Mint On New Coin: Lady Liberty Is Now Black

Well, you know how this is going to go. Via press release from the US Mint:  We have chosen “Remembering our Past, Embracing the Future” as the Mint’s theme for our 225th Anniversary year. This beautiful coin truly embodies that theme. The coin demonstrates our roots in the past through such traditional elements as the inscriptions United States of America, …

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John Oliver On The “Useless Penny” [VIDEO]

John Oliver last night added fuel to a long-running “dump the penny” campaign. TIME reports: On the last episode of Last Week Tonight of the year, Oliver called for a small change that could have big results for the U.S. economy — ending the penny. According to Oliver, 8 billion pennies are produced each year, and in an ironic twist, …

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