November 20, 2006

Too many Sacagaweas?

Coin plan could lead to additional SacagaweasThe U.S. Mint and the Federal Reserve have more Sacagawea dollar coins than they know what to do with. And they're about to get more.

Although the Sacagawea has not been produced since March 2002, the Federal Reserve and the Mint as of June 30 had more than 200 million dollar coins, most of them Sacagaweas, in combined inventory, according to the Fed. That's enough to meet current demand for 3½ years.

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