Monday, February 25, 2013

Minting Coins Cost U.S. Taxpayers $436 Million: Chart of the Day

Pennies and nickels have cost more than their face value to mint since 2006, resulting in a loss of at least $436 million to U.S. taxpayers.

The chart of the day shows that in 2012, the penny cost almost 2 cents to make and the nickel more than . . .

Read more at Bloomberg

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