[Spridgets] metallurgy gonna save us all

Brad Fornal tequila.brad at gmail.com
Fri Dec 21 05:33:32 MST 2012

They have a similar law over here, yet almost every tourist trap has the
machine you put a penny into, and for .75 cents, you can bend it into an
imprinted keepsake to remind you of the TT you just visited.

On Fri, Dec 21, 2012 at 4:12 AM, <WeslakeMonza1330 at aol.com> wrote:

> This happened over here when the price of Copper increased.  However  all
> copper coins after a certain year are no longer solid copper but a ferrous
> metal that is copper plated - proved by the fact that magnet will stick to
> the more recent copper coins.  Speculation in the press about this drew the
> response that it's some sort of offence to destroy or smelt a coin of the
> realm.
> In a message dated 20/12/2012 23:24:44 Coordinated Universal Time,
> dlh2001 at comcast.net writes:
> If our  pennies and nickels are worth more than their face values then is
> not
> the  dollar undervalued?
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