Why the long bridge? Stuart Ramson/AP hide caption

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Jane Liaw Liaw orders coins from the U.S. Mint to earn frequent-flier miles. Jane Liaw hide caption

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Millions of dollars worth of $1 coins languish in a vault at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond's Baltimore branch. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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Jon Gnarr, photographed in 2010. Halldor Kolbeins/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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