Article: All about coins and their values: Questions

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Image All about coins and their values
By jon on July 15, 2013

Coins are neat, especially if you are a coin collector. There are practically worthless coins, and then there are coins that are worth millions of dollars. Let's look at coins and their values.

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ImageSharon
Jul 15, 2013 7:53 PM CST
Name: Sharon
Kentucky
Another great article, Jon. I've never really had a lot of interest in coins, but find your articles very informative and well written.

My questions: Do you know how often new coins are minted and do you know which denomination is most used by the public?

Imagejon
Jul 16, 2013 12:34 PM CST
Name: jon
Well Sharon, the Penny, Nickel, Dime, Quarter, Half dollar, and dollar are still being minted. But the Half dollar and Dollar are not used very much. There seems to be a lot of new coins made recently. Like I heard that around 500 million 2012 Pennies were made.
ImageSharon
Jul 16, 2013 3:04 PM CST
Name: Sharon
Kentucky
500 million. Wow!
Thanks Jon. That's so interesting.
Imagejon
Jul 16, 2013 5:03 PM CST
Name: jon
Well that is not as many as normal. In 1974 over 4 billion pennies were minted.
ImageSharon
Jul 16, 2013 5:09 PM CST
Name: Sharon
Kentucky
Maybe in today's world, credit cards have taken the place of circulating coins.
Online banking and bill paying, debit cards, too; cash is not used as often as it was in the 70s.
Imagejon
Jul 17, 2013 1:46 PM CST
Name: jon
Yes nobody seems to use cash any more.
ImageKatie
Jul 17, 2013 4:11 PM CST
Name: Katie
USA
I agree
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