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Random thing I have learned today

It's illegal to melt down 1 cent / penny and 5 cent / nickel coins in America. And no leaving the country with more than $5 worth of them in your pocket!
So, next time you're wandering about America, wondering what sort of things you can destroy with a kiln or a blow torch...step away from the coinage!!

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Abigail said…
Bummer..and I was going to bring $10 in pennies with me next time I went abroad. Uh huh

So much for creating love tokens with pennies and nickels, guess I'll have to stick with the half dollar and dollar coins! :)
Abbie Mulvihill said…
Oh, yes, it's very important that we "safeguard against a potential shortage" of pennies which are laying all over the ground and no one ever bothers to pick up!

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