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Stop minting Quarter Dollars, Mint Half Dollars instead.

Some of the benefits of doing this are: No more confusion between a quarter and a golden dollar. This means that one area of resistance to use the dollar coin is eliminated. Dollar coins have lower life cycle costs than paper one dollar bills. It takes care of a major issue in trying to eliminate the 5 cent coin. (You could make the 5 cent coin form something other than nickel but it would have to get a new nick ...more »

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Stop printing $1 bills until inventory of $1 coins goes down

This probably needs legislation to make work. Stop printing the ones until the stock plie of dollar coins that the Federela REserve is storiing goes down, to the point the quantity is "normal" inventory. Then restart printing of the dollar bill if you must. Just stopping the presidential dolla coin program is not going to do anything for the coins in storage right now. And I have often asked for dollar coins or ...more »

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Stop printing $1 bills until stock pile of $1 coins goes down

Stop printing the ones until the stock plie of coins goes down, to the point the stockpile is "normal" inventory. Then restart printing of the dollar bill if you must. Just stopping the presidential coin program is not going to do anything for the coins in storage right now. And I have often asked for dollar coins or half dollars a the bank and they say they dont have any. They can't circualte if you can;t get them. ...more »

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Limit prodcution of One dollar bills.

The Presidential Dollar Coin act had the hopes of saving money by a swtich to coins instead of paper. Minting a Coin is cost offection over printing dollar bills. But "bad money drives out good", and so the dollar coins are little used. so here's the suggestion. Each of the 12 regional Federal Reserve Banks is permitted to issue up to 300,000,000 one dollar Federal Reserve Notes each calendar year. AND/OR Each ...more »

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Cancel or Modify the Presidential Dollar Program

NPR reports that more than one billion one-dollar coins are stacking up at the Federal Reserve, and legislation mandates that ever more of these presidential coins must be minted. The problem: they just won’t circulate. Recommend that the program be modified to produce just enough for collector demand or the program be canceled altogether. We are wasting $250 million plus producing coins that we have to store and can't ...more »

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