Wednesday, December 14, 2011

U.S. Mint Says Goodbye to Presidential Dollar Coins

Have you ever seen a $1 presidential coin? Neither have we.

Except that one time when we received seven of them in change from a MetroCard machine in the New York City subway system and, perplexed as to where to fit such weighty coins in our dainty-sized wallet, we relegated them to the bottom of our junk drawer.

And perhaps for that very reason, Vice President Joseph Biden announced Tuesday that the U.S. Mint would halt the production of those pesky $1 coins for circulation, because they’re not exactly . . .

Read more at: msnbc

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