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U.S. Government To Change Penny And Nickel Coin Composition
U.S. Government To Change Penny And Nickel Coin Composition
With both the 1-cent penny and 5-cent nickel costing more than double it's face value to mint, the United States government is looking to make changes and save some money. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner outlined how his department will find savings, including $286 million in the next fiscal year, by changing the materials that go into coins, replacing paper with electronic communications and cons