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COIN

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circulars on the internet (Medspeak-UK)
clinical oncology information network (Medspeak-UK)
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On the contrary, most commercial copper coins were heavier than their government counterparts; and although they tended to be lighter over time, the lightening only served to compensate for a rising price of copper and so allowed the private coins to steer clear of the fate that awaits any legally undervalued money.
Selgin explains, "The mint thus found itself inadvertently boosting the output of spurious copper coins whenever it tried to add to the quantity (and improve the average quality) of genuine ones.
All 189 pupils at the school took part in drive, laying out the copper coins to form a snake class by class before they were measured to find out which group had collected the most money and made the longest creature.
In this respect, two situations appear most relevant: the provision of copper coins approved in 1821 after several years of discussions and the authorization granted to the Bank of Buenos Aires to issue paper notes of relatively low denomination in 1823.
George, who worked as an engineer for the Home Guard during the war, added: "I hope to bring in my copper coins for many years to come.
On account of this, when the silver real rose to 40 reais, the value of the gold coins started rightfully rising in an incessant way regarding the same copper coins.
For example, kill five wolves for someone and receive a pair of explorer boots and 50 copper coins.
In 1792 farm labourers digging drainage ditches in a Foleshill meadow unearthed "an earthen pot containing upwards of 1,800 Roman copper coins, principally of the emperors Constantine, Constans, Constantius and Magentius".
In the survey of 1122 people, 25 per cent said they would happily get rid of copper coins for good and round up or down to the nearest 5p.
The widow at the temple might have hung on to her thin copper coins that day.
But a poor widow put in two very small copper coins, worth only a fraction of a penny.