Pennies Are Too Damn Expensive

I’ve been trolling my back catalog of links I wanted to share and came across this. Pennies cost 1.8c a piece to make and are sorta useless.

via the Atlantic. But one note on that – just because a coin’s production cost is higher than it’s face value doesn’t make it inherently bad, because it will recirculate likely thousands of times over its lifespan, which the Mint estimates at 25 years.

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