Save the Penny or Leave the Penny?


Subject:
Money , Coins

Description:
This April 2008 article describes how "Canada has been told to follow Australia and New Zealand and ditch the one-cent coin." Discusses the history of the Canadian penny (which derived from Britain's farthing), how Australia and New Zealand "removed their one- and two-cent coins in the early 1990s," inflation and the penny, rounding cash transactions, and the use of small change in Europe. From the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC).

Creator:
Bowman, John

Publisher:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.cbc.ca/news/background/economy/penny.html


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