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Do we still really need 1p and 2p coins?

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Dorset_Mike, Sep 30, 2015.

  1. Sejanus.Aelianus

    Sejanus.Aelianus In the Stop Bath

    I do wonder why banks seldom seem to have enough cash counting machines for each window at their branches. According to the prices shown on the internet, it would cost less than £500 to equip each position at a UK bank and I reckon that would pay for itself in less than a year.

    Mind you, I think I pay in cash roughly once per year! :)
  2. MickLL

    MickLL Well-Known Member

    I don't think that they do count them - they weigh them.

  3. BikerMike

    BikerMike Well-Known Member

    Yes, banks have always weighed coins and have always given out those little plastic coin bags for that reason - but nowadays, at my local bank anyway, you cannot mix coins in the same bag, even though you once could.

  4. daft_biker

    daft_biker Action Man!

    A 2p does the job but a 50p is my tool of choice for QR plates and focus rails....or a key but bottle tops are rubbish;)

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