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Department of the Treasury

Increase $2 Bill Usage to Help Move to $1 Coins

The government has tried to shift from $1 bills to $1 coins to save money, but the public doesn't seem to favor this move. I think the shift would be more successful if $1 bills were removed from circulation in favor of $1 coins while simultaneously putting the $2 bill into common circulation.

Since people seem to prefer bills, I think the $1 bills need to be removed for the $1 coins to be more widely used; if people... more »

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Elimination of $1,$2 and $5 paper currency

Eliminate the $1, $2, and $5 paper currencies. These can be easily made coin form as in most European countries.

the life of Paper Currency is much much shorter than the life of coin currency and this would save not only money in reproducing these denominations of bills every year, but would also be a "Greener way" to exchange currency.

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