Police Arrest Man Who Allegedly Stole $65 In Dimes From Bank Of AmericaCarl Bellenir was arrested and booked into Marin County Jail on suspicion of commercial robbery.
U.S. Mint Experimenting With New Metals To Make Coins CheaperWhen it comes to making coins, the Mint isn’t getting its two cents worth. In some cases, it doesn’t even get half of that. A penny costs more than two cents and a nickel costs more than 11 cents to make and distribute. The quandary is how to make coins more cheaply without sparing our change’s quality and durability, or altering its size and appearance.