I’ve seen around online for the last few days that Canada has decided to get rid of their penny. A good move, of course. Still, I wasn’t quite interested enough to actually read or watch anything about it, until I noticed just now that C.G.P. Grey did a video on it.
His work is always fun and instructive…
Two more videos about why the penny is a terrible thing to keep around…
- Death to the Penny — A case for killing the United States’ 1-cent coin
- A coin reform rant: What’s wrong with pennies and nickels