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No it worth a bit more. 🤣

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Hard to believe they still have $1 and $2 notes, and they're not even made of the new funky plastic yet.  I'm glad we have our Gold $1 and $2 coins in AU/NZ, those suckers are so easy to find with a metal detector and there seems to be so many of the darn things laying around.  🙂

I could never go hungry if I have a metal detector in my possession with all the gold coins I can find.

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2 dollar bills are rarely used.  We tried coins multiple times, just hasn't taken off.  Nobody wants to carry a change purse since dollars still have some value here.

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24 minutes ago, afreakofnature said:

2 dollar bills are rarely used.  We tried coins multiple times, just hasn't taken off.  Nobody wants to carry a change purse since dollars still have some value here.

People here rarely use any coins now, or notes for that matter, it's all cards these days but there are plenty of the Gold $1 and $2 coins to be found just about everywhere people hang out and they're the easiest coin to detect, detectors just love them with deadly accurate ID's on the things.   They're a detectorists best friend, coins with a decent value, only have to find a few to buy some lunch while out 🙂

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Simon the size of the dollar coin is a lot large than 2 dollar coin not like the Kiwi coins we have to work harder to get the larger denomination coin than you Kiwi's 😉

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11 minutes ago, geof_junk said:

Simon the size of the dollar coin is a lot large than 2 dollar coin not like the Kiwi coins we have to work harder to get the larger denomination coin than you Kiwi's 😉

haha I forgot about that, your $2 is smaller than the $1, and you have a giant 50 cent.... now they're wallet fillers.  Our coins are a bit different, size matters, the bigger the coin the more it's worth.

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Coins, cash, whats that? Plastic fantastic for me. Eftpos (Electronic Funds Transfer at Point Of Sale)......has been for me for years. So no chance of me losing cash.

JW🤠

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nice gold!
I doubt the two dollar bill is made anymore....

I do wish the USA stamped one and two dollar coins....

and gave up on the useless zinc pennies!

fred

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Yeah them zinc pennies self destruct in no time an disappear completely shortly after that 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣
Happy Turkey Day you Turkeys !

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They last minted 1c and 2c coins in NZ in 1987.  That doesn't stop them from being some of the most common coins I find.  I guess people long worked out they were a waste of time and whenever they got one they flicked it off into the grass to save pocket space...

So even if they did get rid of your Zinc pennys it's legacy would live on for many years and many digs 🙂

 

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