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New Mount Rushmore quarter to be released

October 30, 2013 in Uncategorized

KEYSTONE (AP) — The Shrine of Democracy will soon fit in your pocket.

The new Mount Rushmore National Memorial quarter will be released Nov. 6 at a ceremony at the National Guard Armory in Custer.

Collectors will be able to swap cash for $10 …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

SD tribe seeking designs for Sioux coin

February 20, 2013 in The Daily Republic

PINE RIDGE (AP) The Oglala Sioux Tribe is seeking design ideas from the public for a new Sioux Nation dollar coin.
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Mysterious gold and coin bill introduced

January 21, 2013 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE Rep. Dan Kaiser, R-Aberdeen, has introduced HB 1100, which would recognize in state law that gold and silver coin issued by the U.S. government is “legal tender for the payment of all debts between the citizens of this state.”
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Canada steels itself for new loonies, toonies

January 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

In an effort to save taxpayers about $16 million annually, new versions of the loonie and toonie will be introduced this spring made from steel, replacing the more expensive nickel found in the current versions of the coins. Continue Reading

Euro fading along with optimism from summit

December 14, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The euro slid below $1.30 today for the first time since the early days of 2011 and Italian borrowing rates rose ominously, as the optimism from a dramatic European summit last week fades with the realization that the continent’s underlying debt problems remain unsolved. Continue Reading

S&P warnings of possible downgrade to European bailout fund AAA rating

December 6, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The move announced today follows S&P’s notice on Monday that it may cut the credit rating of 15 eurozone countries, including Germany’s, because the region’s financial crisis is worsening without any imminent fix.
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Germany’s Merkel, France’s Sarkozy push for new European treaty to rescue euro

December 5, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The leaders of France and Germany called forcefully today for a new European Union treaty that would automatically punish countries that use the euro if they violate existing limits on overspending. Continue Reading

EURO RESCUE PLAN: Germany’s Merkel, France’s Sarkozy wrangle over euro rescue plan

December 5, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

French President Nicolas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel want more cooperation among the 17 countries that use the euro, including stricter rules to prevent states from overspending, but they disagree on how to build a tighter union. Continue Reading

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Canadian Currency Goes Plastic

November 21, 2011 in WDAZ

GRAND FORKS (WDAZ-TV) – When you head north to Canada, you won’t be shopping with paper money anymore. Continue Reading

CANADA: $100 bill becomes nation’s first polymer bank note today

November 14, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Paying with plastic takes on a new meaning today as the Bank of Canada rolls out new $100 bills to replace the cotton-paper blend note. Continue Reading