Brassed off! The backlash against binning 1p and 2p coins

Brassed off! The backlash against binning 1p and 2p coins
 

Name: One new pence and two new pence.
Also known as: Coppers, small change, shrapnel, the penny, tuppence.
Conservation status: Threatened.
Don’t tell me those wonks in Whitehall plan to take away our coppers. That’s exactly what I’m telling you. Coppers, and the £50 note, could soon be finished. The Treasury has launched a consultation to find out how people feel about the idea.
I feel outraged. Why?
The 1p and 2p coins are part of our ancient national heritage. Our ancient national heritage since 1971, you mean, when the term “new pence” was invented and 2p coins were introduced?
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14 March 2018 in Business, Views: 46
Source: Guardian
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