TITLE

The Search for Substitute Coins

AUTHOR(S)
Bratter, Herbert
PUB. DATE
April 1965
SOURCE
Banking;Apr65, Vol. 57 Issue 10, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Deals with the proposal to use alternative materials other than silver for mint coins in the U.S. in an attempt to resolve the coin shortage. Reason for the coin shortage; Assessment of the use of aluminum in coinage; Examination of the use of composite materials.
ACCESSION #
6506831

 

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