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November 19, 2015 The Roman coins, stashed away soon after they'd been minted, had been buried in a field for more than 1,700 years. Then a farmer saw something shimmering.
The new 12-sided coin billed as the most secure ever. It is scheduled to be introduced in 2017.
March 19, 2014 The new coin is being described as the most secure ever produced, but it won't be introduced until 2017.
Canadian pennies. They're not going to be put into circulation anymore.
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February 4, 2013 The USA's northern neighbor stopped distributing cents on Monday. The Canadian government expects to save millions of dollars a year. The case has been made for years that the U.S. should get rid of its penny too. Would that be a good idea?
April 19, 2012 Last month, a Washington, D.C. subway station was plastered with posters of giant dollar bills. One of them said: "Tell Congress to stop wasting time trying to eliminate the dollar bill." The $70,000 ad blitz was part of a small lobbying war over the fate of the dollar bill.
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