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Not only this is a cheap shot, it is highly disrespectful to US Presidents and to US currency.
As if President's are something special.
Let's not mention the fact coin currency is a monopoly industry that costs us money to make in the first place at a loss in profit while wasting metals. Then again we waste everything so.
Make a spinning top or necklace and it will be a far better use and have a higher margin than the joke that is the US coin industry.
I don't even ask for my change back.
Then write to US Treasury and complain about coin use.
Oh, and try it with British or Danish coins to see how they would react... I'm sure Brits will be happy to keep in their pocket a couple of coins with wedges driven thru Queen Elizabeth image.
Does seem a bit tasteless to put what looks like a bullet hole in the side of JFKs head...
We can't even get rid of the penny, you think a letter will change that?
It's a monopoly, only the government can stop it, oh wait. Get it?
Thanks for pointing that out, I laughed.
I find it comic.
Not JFK being shot, that was sad.
I though that the penny was the only denomination of coin that is worth less than it cost to make?
And it's loss is supposedly regained in other coins but I haven't seen that data.
But you forget the other aka hidden costs, weight, transportation, furnaces, labor, etc and so.
That stuff doesn't make itself.
Since 2006 it costs more to make both pennies and nickels than their face value. The current rate is at least 1.7¢/penny and 8¢/nickel (as of Jan 2016). Personally wish they'd stop minting pennies and nickels and stop printing dollars. I'd rather use $1 coins but I never get them in change. The quarters I spent in my childhood are worth $1.13 today (inflation from 1975 when I was 8).