The US' Terrible Mistake of Selling $1 Coins for $1

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  • WoofWoofWulfy
    WoofWoofWulfy  1 hours back

    I used a dollar coin in a vending machine at a library and it gave me an infinite amount of uses at the vending machine for that specific item whenever I wanted any day.

    • skybattler 262
      skybattler 262  5 hours back

      Conspiracy Theorists: We demand our money be backed with Gold!

      US Federal Reserve: Creates $1 coins made of gold

      Conspiracy Theorists: Not like that!!!!

      • 813 Born 727 Raised
        813 Born 727 Raised  6 hours back

        The vending machines at my work give back change with these coins.

        • don't care
          don't care  10 hours back

          I'm pretty sure no coin cost under its actual value to produce. Thats why there's laws against using coins as scrap metal. If they didn't have these laws you could make millions off of pennies if you sold the copper as scrap metal. "The price of copper on September 16, 2019, was $2.64 a pound, which meant the copper in each penny was worth about 1.7 cents"

          • Dizzy K
            Dizzy K  15 hours back

            One of the laundromats in my area gives dollar coins from their change machine so now I have a fuck ton that I probably wont ever use because I keep forgetting to take them when I go back to the laundromat

            • Kameraden
              Kameraden  15 hours back

              As an American I use these coins a lot actually. On a normal work week I will go through about a dozen of them. Counts on the vendors you go to whether they issue out change with dollar bills or gold coins.

              • The Other Side
                The Other Side  1 days back

                *In Nigeria, our coins went out of circulation more than 15 years ago. Coins isn't for this modern world. No government can force it on it's population. Even notes are slowly but steadily fazing out in the face of electronic banking.*

                • RHEC 951
                  RHEC 951  1 days back

                  Destiny was pissed when I slide my dollar coin in her butthole.

                  • Steve
                    Steve  1 days back

                    Fun challenge : Go to a store and buy something for $3.50 (make sure the cashier is under about 35 years old), and pay with a $2 bill, an Eisenhower dollar coin, and a Kennedy Half. When they get confused, say "oh, I'm sorry" and take the Ike back and swap it out for a Susan B. Anthony dollar.

                    • Steve
                      Steve  1 days back

                      I must say as an American that lives near the Canadian border, I always think the whole dollar coin idea sounds great, until I take a day trip to Canada and come back home with a couple pounds of loonies and toonies in my pockets.

                      • ITSecurityNerd
                        ITSecurityNerd  1 days back

                        I like the dollar coin and the dollar bill. I use dollar coins in vending machines all the time, they don't jam. 2 coins, 1 Coke Zero, no lost bills.

                        • steve leslie
                          steve leslie  1 days back

                          I wasn't a fan of Canada's loonie ($1 coin) replacing the $1 bill at the beginning then 1 week later it became a habit . We have a $2 coin as well and also no pennies... you get use to change. (No pun intended)

                          • Gg F
                            Gg F  2 days back

                            It manly for banding manchine

                            • TheRoyalGallade [TRG]
                              TheRoyalGallade [TRG]  2 days back

                              HE SNUCK AN F22 IN THIS WHAT

                              • flyingangel
                                flyingangel  3 days back

                                *UK laughs in £1 and £2 coins*

                                • Gold Winger
                                  Gold Winger  3 days back

                                  I knew a guy who got 5% on his Mastercard, he was ordering $10,000 of coins every week. He'd deposit them, pay the MC bill and order $10,000 more. He was making $500 on every transaction.

                                  • Gold Winger
                                    Gold Winger  3 days back

                                    For the dollar coin to have been a success, the dollar bill needs to be eliminated.

                                    • Daniel McDavid
                                      Daniel McDavid  3 days back

                                      I have not used dollar coins since 2017. I brought a large bag of coins, mostly dollars and quarters to a local takeout place to pay for my lunch.

                                      • Daniel McDavid
                                        Daniel McDavid  3 days back

                                        US Airways is not dead. It merged with American Airlines, and the new company is now the largest airline in the world.

                                        • callum hardy
                                          callum hardy  3 days back

                                          The British laughing at the US about our £2 coins from a distance!

                                          • Whats Up
                                            Whats Up  3 days back

                                            Wow 5billon over 30years. Your imperial army budget for 2019 is around 617billion! what a saving.......

                                            • Johnny Vegas
                                              Johnny Vegas  3 days back

                                              The transitions into the promotions are so smooth I don’t even realize until it’s already halfway over

                                              • migmardi
                                                migmardi  3 days back

                                                As european, I would feel rich AF if I could pay a pizza with 10 bills, and not 5 coins

                                                • Robert Weekes
                                                  Robert Weekes  3 days back

                                                  If there were more businessmen working for the government you wouldn’t see so many idiotic blunders

                                                  • Grogery 1
                                                    Grogery 1  3 days back

                                                    The Australian government got all of us to give up the one dollar note by taking it out of circulation so now we have one and two dollar coins but you have to be old to know about the paper versions

                                                    • RJ Alpacaparka
                                                      RJ Alpacaparka  3 days back

                                                      I have only seen a one dollar coin once in the last 39 years.

                                                      • Owen O'Loughlin
                                                        Owen O'Loughlin  3 days back

                                                        I see dollar coins used on a daily basis in America.

                                                        • Al Dean
                                                          Al Dean  3 days back

                                                          Considering that the US is the only country that still uses imperial when it comes to weight and measures and has only had chip and pin cards for the last few years it doesn't surprise me that they are so backwards they still have $1 notes

                                                          • ASANAEAO AFROEURASIAN
                                                            ASANAEAO AFROEURASIAN  4 days back

                                                            I get It 1:37 to 1:43

                                                            • MrQuijibo
                                                              MrQuijibo  4 days back

                                                              If the US saved 5 billion theyd just use it to buy more bombs. Coins were probably a good thing

                                                              • FailedPoppin
                                                                FailedPoppin  5 days back

                                                                5 billion over 30 years... lol its nothing and joke of an amount

                                                                • Dai Already
                                                                  Dai Already  5 days back

                                                                  Yankees are stupid, white stupid

                                                                  • Lord Samich
                                                                    Lord Samich  5 days back

                                                                    5 Billion dollars just from $1 coins. Yet they don't create a proper government backed crypto currency?

                                                                    • Toilet Paper
                                                                      Toilet Paper  5 days back

                                                                      I thought they were cool and down to use them

                                                                      • red7fifty
                                                                        red7fifty  5 days back

                                                                        TRUMP 2020!

                                                                        • Rex Hunt
                                                                          Rex Hunt  5 days back

                                                                          When living in the UK I always had 1 pockets..great for paying for the bus and tube..and a pint was less than 2 pounds.

                                                                          • Gatorkissman
                                                                            Gatorkissman  6 days back

                                                                            Oh man that was a nice transition into skillshare, had me hooked; then I realized.

                                                                            • Rand-Tor {Tim Mungin}
                                                                              Rand-Tor {Tim Mungin}  7 days back

                                                                              You want a dollar Coin......You must lose the dollar bill.........Both Won't work!

                                                                              • Polack Wizerd
                                                                                Polack Wizerd  7 days back

                                                                                Ive not seen a dollar coin in years...

                                                                                • Shawn Grant
                                                                                  Shawn Grant  7 days back

                                                                                  We have dollar coins?

                                                                                  • Colin Barnes
                                                                                    Colin Barnes  1 weeks back

                                                                                    This is the same as quantitative easing, another government F.U.

                                                                                    • John Jerzhua Levanz Roldan

                                                                                      Why 1 month ago its 1 week ago

                                                                                      • Alex Ray
                                                                                        Alex Ray  1 weeks back

                                                                                        last time i tried to pass a $1 coin (sacagawea coin i think) the cashier tried to tell me it was a quarter and then refused to take it...

                                                                                        • Adam Sandburg
                                                                                          Adam Sandburg  1 weeks back

                                                                                          His transitions to ads are more smooth than a worn out school library book’s papers when you feel the sides

                                                                                          • The Wicked Savage
                                                                                            The Wicked Savage  1 weeks back

                                                                                            As I Canadian over the loonies and toonies

                                                                                            • nick cobb
                                                                                              nick cobb  1 weeks back

                                                                                              i thought i was going crazy when these disappeared. i remember using them all the time cuz they were kinda fun to use in stores. but then all of a sudden they disappeared. I wasnt really paying attention when they did. but i remembered about them and wondered what ever happened to them.

                                                                                              • zyxw vut
                                                                                                zyxw vut  1 weeks back

                                                                                                If we really wanted the $1 bill to happen, we could make it scarce like the $2 bill. It would be available by special order, but scarce. Then increase the amount of $2 bills to compensate. Don't want to carry lots of coins? Fine just carry the $2 bills. Either way it would be more efficient.

                                                                                                • Kelton .Seiten
                                                                                                  Kelton .Seiten  1 weeks back

                                                                                                  Our $1 is a loonie and our $2 is a twoonie. Canada