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New Arkansas quarter recall

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by big pappa b, Jan 15, 2004.

  1. big pappa b

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    WASHINGTON,D.C. -- Hang on to any of the new State of Arkansas
    quarters.
    > If you have them, they may be worth much more than 25 cents. The U.S.
    > Treasury announced today that it is recalling all of the Arkansas
    quarters
    > that are part of its program featuring quarters from each state. "We
    are
    > recalling all the new Arkansas quarters that were recently issued,"
    > Treasury Undersecretary Jack Shackleford said Monday. "This action is
    > being taken after numerous reports that new quarters will not work in
    > parking meters, toll booths, vending machines, pay phones, or other
    > coin-operated devices." The quarters were issued in the order in
    which the
    > various states joined the U.S. and have been a tremendous success
    among
    > coin collectors worldwide.
    > "The problem lies in the unique design of the Arkansas quarter, which
    was
    > created by a University of Arkansas graduate," Shackleford said.
    > "Apparently, the duct tape holding the two dimes and the nickel
    together
    > keeps jamming the coin-operated devices."
     
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