posted on Dec, 17 2012 @ 02:42 PM
Anybody else pulling nickels & pre'82 pennies for copper?
They aren't going to be around much longer...
"I've been warning SurvivalBlog readers about the inevitable debasement of the.2 cents to produce each nickel, so debasement seems inevitable.
After a two-year study, testing 80 different alloys, the United States Mint's findings on alternative metals were announced on December 14, 2012. In
essence they've said: "We need more time." Here is the key line from the report summary: "The Mint has made significant progress and, at this
time, has concluded that additional R&D is necessary before it can recommend any changes to the current coin composition." Here is a link to the full