Wither Goes the Cent? By Mark Benvenuto

Benvenuto, Mark
January 2010
Virginia Numismatist;Winter2010, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p6
The article focuses on the status of the one cent coin in the U.S. It mentions that a debate continues on whether the United States Mint must go on the production of these coins. It proposes several plans that can help the circulation of these coins including the recall of unused cents through incentives, production of aluminum coins and the creation of plastic coins. It adds that the copper that would be saved from these proposals could produce metal reserves for future purposes.


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