October 18, 2006

Minting it

Minting it has long been a way of saying making lots of money, because it takes a special kind of incompetence to loose money on making money. But that is exactly what is currently happening in the US at the moment. Certain coins are worth more melted down than their face value.


Blogger Steve Gilham said...

Not really news. c1966 the new Australian 50c coin had more than 50c worth of silver in it (enough that the coins tarnished).

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