Friday, December 15, 2006

A Penny Saved is Two Cents in Scrap Metal

It's now against the law to melt down pennies and nickles. Why would that be enough of a problem to outlaw melting?

Turns out the metals in pennies and nickels are now worth more as metal than as currency.

And leave that roll of quarters at home when you travel abroad. The new law also bans traveling outside the country with more than $5 change in your pocket. (CNN)

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