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Fun Fact Friday: The Cost of Currency

Fun Fact Friday: The Cost of Currency

Did you know that minting the nickle and the penny costs the U.S. Mint almost twice as much as the coins are actually worth? It’s true! According to the Washington Post, taxpayers lost over $100 million, in 2013 alone, from the minting the coins. One might say that the math for cents doesn’t make sense!

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