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#Copper coins

# copper-coins - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

The Central Bank REALLY wants you to use your coppers this Christmas

The coins are constantly being issued because people don’t use them.

# copper-coins - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Galway event promoter pays litter fine entirely in 1c and 2c coins It Makes Cents

Galway event promoter pays litter fine entirely in 1c and 2c coins

That’s 150 smackeroonies. In coppers.

# copper-coins - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

Ireland spends €11.8 million to mint coins worth... €7.1 million

Department of Finance figures show Ireland’s minted 713 million 1c coins since 2004 – coins which cost 1.65c to mint.

# copper-coins - Saturday 27 April, 2013

Pennies, Penneys and a giant Martian penis: The week in numbers

How much does it actually cost to manufacture a 1c coin? And is it worth it?