Taxpayers lost $105 million on pennies and nickels last year
Nickels cost twice as much as dimes – 9.4 cents vs. 4.6 cents – despite being worth only half as much ... nearly two dollars for every dollar of nickels and pennies it pumps into the economy. In contrast, the same amount of quarters and dimes costs ...
Why We Need to Keep the Penny (and Dollar Bill) in Circulation
The alternative to the penny is rounding transactions to the nearest nickel ... co-sponsored the coin bill in the Senate, argues that replacing the paper dollar would be better for the environment and save the taxpayer lots of money. Coins cost three ...
Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Assembling Sets of Silver Coins, part 1, Dimes and Half Dollars
The topic here is ideas for beginning and intermediate level collectors who wish to complete or nearly complete sets of U.S. silver dimes and half dollars ... quarters in another column. I am also an advocate of the collecting of copper, nickel, or gold coins.
Junk Silver Coins
Junk silver coins are pre-1965 U.S. quarters, dimes, and half-dollars ... These coins were made years ago by the U.S. Mint free of charge for use as currency. And at the end of the day, you get more silver for your investment dollar.
Bill Seeks Steel Cents, Nickels, Dimes, and Quarters
The smallest denomination accounted for 64.2% of all circulating coin shipments ... the copper, nickel, and zinc used to produce the cent, nickel, dime, and quarter is imported from Canada. The bill would specifically require the coins be made of American ...