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Short Stuff: The Great American Coin Shortage of 2020

Short Stuff: The Great American Coin Shortage of 2020

Update: 2020-08-1919
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In addition to all the lousy things that’s come out of the Coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. is also experiencing a coin shortage thanks to a stalled-out economic system that normally circulates coins.

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Slew FPV

I've heard some people putting the coin amount on card and pay rest in bills

Aug 19th
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Yasmine C

There was a somewhat similar shortage during the Civil War. People would use stamps in lieu of coins. Sometimes they would cut the stamps in half if they needed to make change. They solved the problem by printing paper money, which was a first for our country.

Aug 19th
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Short Stuff: The Great American Coin Shortage of 2020

Short Stuff: The Great American Coin Shortage of 2020

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