Everyone knows it is a money saver to stop printing and circulating the $1 bill with a shelf life of only months. Issue a $2 coin alongside the $1 coin to reduce the concern of "too many coins" in a person's pocket!
Department of the Treasury
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 »
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.