Tuesday, November 21, 2006

Stardate 60890.69 - Dollar Coin

One of my platform issues for when I am elected President is the elimination of the dollar bill. It looks like the US Mint is moving a little more quickly on the issue. Why a coin? "The changeover to coins could save the Treasury an estimated $500m a year because they last up to 40 years, compared with just 18 months for notes."

Now if I can just get the country to go metric...

NYC

2 comments:

CAPT_Sawyer said...

Here is more information.

JM said...

True, but all that coinage gets crazy heavy (such as in England!).