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Re: [OT] Yemen (wasRe: King Donald)

On 2/7/2017 9:26 AM, Disaster Master wrote:
On Mon Feb 06 2017 17:07:40 GMT-0500 (Eastern Standard Time), Ron Hunter
<rphunter@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
I seem to remember than dollar bills were silver certificates well into
my adulthood!

Only until 1965. Up to then, you could exchange your FRNs for dollars of
silve, although you would often walk out with a little bag of silver by
weight instead of a coin.

That would be ok, since silver isn't a significant component of any coinage these days.

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