When dealing with Eisenhower Dollars, grade is everything.
During this transition period, Congress and the Mint made a critical error in their handling of the Half Dollar, which had seen regular use ... So these coins sit and sell at whatever premium over face value a dealer can get for them.
The Death Certificate Of The Paper Dollar: Where To Next?
The world dollar standard’s death certificate arrives in the mail ... The floodgates open. In the second half of 2011 monetary policy scholars, policy virtuosi, financiers and activists have issued over half a dozen books and important monographs on ...
Let's Debase the Dollar!
... dollars earned rise faster than the value of the dollar falls, that is the very definition of rising real wages! And the Lord knows I'm well aware of falling real wages for the majority of workers since 1972; a post I did on that subject is my second ...
When the Kingston Trio came out with their rendition of "Greenback Dollar" with the lyrics saying "I don't give a dam about a greenback dollar I spend it just as fast as I can" today, half of that phrase ... for an equivalent value of goods or services.
Saudi help and the value of the rupee
It did that by a massive devaluation of the Pakistan rupee. One day in early 1972, the value of the Pakistani rupee was reduced by 131 per cent, from Rs4.76 to Rs11 to the American dollar. With one stroke of the bureaucratic pen, what had been sent to East ...