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Unused dollar coins sit in storage, costing taxpayers millions

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The Baltimore Sun reports: A 2005 law requires the Federal Reserve to keep ordering dollar coins, despite the fact that nobody wants them. As a result, the money is being stored in bags in warehouses around the country.

Unused dollar coins pile up in warehouses around the country.

Officials expect the number of dollar coins sitting in storage to grow to $2 billion by 2016.

Read the original article here: The Baltimore Sun.

 

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