Posted on: 05-24-2011
Candy bars only cost a buck or two… but did you know a Snickers bar weighs 28 percent more than 5 dollar coins?
The Dollar Coin Alliance is a coalition of American small businesses, mass transit agencies, budget watchdogs, trade associations and private companies.
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With dollar bill paper prices at an all-time high and the federal debt ballooning, the Dollar Coin Alliance is calling on Congress to act to save billions in taxpayer money by transitioning from the dollar note to the $1 coin.
Tom Schatz- The Hill: “Dollars and common sense”
Former Reps. Tim Penny (D-Minn.) and Jim Kolbe (R-Ariz.) – The Hill: “The USA Act will save taxpayers money”
Press Release: USA Act Offers $200 Billion in Savings
House keys weigh more than three times the weight of five dollar coins… this is change we can all carry in our pockets!- Monday Oct 20 - 3:35pm
Dollar coins have a lifespan of 35 years or more, while $1 notes last between 2 and 4 years.- Sunday Oct 19 - 1:35pm
Britain introduced the 1 pound coin to phase out the £1 note in 1983 - it's time we caught up! #dollarcoinnow- Saturday Oct 18 - 1:36pm
One #dollarcoin is lighter than 4 quarters -- and easier to use in parking meters!- Thursday Oct 16 - 5:21pm
Did you know: nearly all vending machines created in the last twenty years accept the dollar coin- Wednesday Oct 15 - 9:44pm