Sunday, December 31, 2006

New dollar coins more promising than Idaho quarter (Idaho State Journal)

The U.S. Mint is betting a buck its new series of coins featuring U.S. presidents will be more successful than the Susan B. Anthony and Sacagawea dollars which drew mostly yawns from the public.

The first of the new coins, bearing the image of the first U.S. president, will appear in February. George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson and James Madison are scheduled to grace the new series of dollars in 2007. The series will honor four different presidents per year, in the order they served in office. . . .

Full story at:
http://www.journalnet.com/articles/2006/12/31/opinion/opinion01.txt

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