Should We Make Cents? on 60 Minutes

On Sunday, Morley Safer of 60 Minutes took a look at the question “Should We Make Cents?” I think the story was skewed towards the opinion that cents are unnecessary, but it still makes for some interesting watching and discussion whatever your opinion of the penny. The story included interviews with Edmund Moy US Mint […]

Monroe Dollars Struck on Quarter Planchets

CoinWorld has recently published a story about a major new Presidential Dollar Error. The US Mint apparently struck between 70,000 and 140,000 Monroe Dollars on State Quarter planchets. Instead of using the manganese-brasss clad dollar planchet, the copper-nickel clad quarter planchets were used. Although a large number of the error coins were struck, they were […]