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Police Arrest Man Who Allegedly Stole $65 In Dimes From Bank Of America

Carl Bellenir was arrested and booked into Marin County Jail on suspicion of commercial robbery.

08/31/2013

Coins

U.S. Mint Experimenting With New Metals To Make Coins Cheaper

When 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.

12/20/2012

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