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New Zealand one-cent coin

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The New Zealand one-cent coin was the smallest denomination coin of the New Zealand dollar ... In 1988, the bronze one and two-cent coins had become too expensive to produce as inflation lowered the...

Changing U.S. coins could save millions, but may cost businesses ...

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Jan 11, 2016 ... The U.S. Mint spends more to make pennies and nickels than the coins are worth . Switching to cheaper metals to produce U.S. coins would generate some ... But the U.S. Mint has decided a steel quarter would be too easy to ...

Rare U.S. Coins: Which Nickels, Pennies, Dimes & Quarters To Keep

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I don't know if 1974 nickels are especially valuable in terms of rare coins or not, .... If you, too, have found some neat coins in your pocket change — or inherited ...... any pennies made before 1982 are becoming a little scarcer because more ...

8 Valuable Coins That Could Be Hiding in Your Change - Mashable

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Aug 25, 2014 ... These eight valuable coins could be hiding in your pocket right now. ... It would be too easy to make a corny joke about this coin. Too cheesy?

When Coins are Worth More As Metal than Coins - Schneier on ...

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Jul 9, 2007 ... Actually, the zinc in a penny is now worth almost a cent too. ... This happens sometimes, and society rarely if ever collapses. ... telephone wires (well, the phone companies say the copper network is expensive to run .... transparent plastic case, because the coins of Ecuador had become so worthless that the ...

Steeling money: Lawmakers hope to save billions with new pennies ...

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Jan 23, 2015 ... Those members say most of the minerals used to make these coins come from ... instead of more costly minerals that are becoming too expensive to import. ... This is what happens when two presidents put aside their political ...

Re: Chemestry question about soaking change in solvents

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Aug 17, 2006 ... I added a nickel and a dime along with the penny. ... Why does this happen? ... At one time a penny was made from copper, but that got too expensive so ... Your observation about the dime becoming copper colored can be ...

Mass Inflation Ahead — Save Your Nickels! – SurvivalBlog.com

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Feb 27, 2015 ... The disappearance of 90% silver coins from circulation in the US in the ... When this happens, it is one of those embarrassing “emperor's new clothes” moments. ... the greatest extent practical of elements that are not as expensive as nickel. ... the number of digits required to express a price grows too large.

The Captivating Chemistry of Coins - American Chemical Society

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coins in American vending machines, and vice versa? And how ... They have become far too expensive. .... The next day, observe what happens. The pennies  ...

Canada Drops the Penny, but Will the U.S.? - The New York Times

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Apr 8, 2012 ...Pennies take up too much space on our dressers at home,” Jim Flaherty, the ... In the intervening weeks, I've given up on coins at Starbucks and begun ... while $2.03 should become $2.05, for example, but retailers in the real world ... in December — which happens to be after the presidential election.

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U.S. Mint Says Pennies and Nickels, Already Too Expensive, Won't ...

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Dec 26, 2012 ... It costs the US Mint more than two cents to make a penny; it costs more than 11 cents to make a nickel.

The U.S. Mint's Production Materials Problem: Nickels Cost 11 Cents ...

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Mar 13, 2013 ... Let's make pennies and nickels smaller, so that they use less materials and cost less. ... grows even the resources to create paper bills will become more expensive. ... What happens if all the money goes digital? ... is... and maybe changing our mind set about money in a way that changes our societies too?

How to Make the Penny Worth 1 Cent Again - Live Science

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Feb 16, 2012 ... The penny currently costs 2.4 cents and the nickel, 11.2 cents, to produce. ... eliminating the penny altogether, and giving a long hard look at the nickel, too. ... ways of making pennies and nickels from less expensive materials, which ... If pennies and nickels literally become "loose change" — if they cont...