The US' Terrible Mistake of Selling $1 Coins for $1

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  • Zhou Jiashu
    Zhou Jiashu  11 hours back

    I actually had a weird dream about dollar coins couple of years ago when I took a lot of coins to the bank and got investigated for money laundering.

    • Primate Exterminator
      Primate Exterminator  11 hours back

      Assmerica: too fucking stupid to change the money by just withdrawing the ugly, filthy, green-diarrhea-colored dollar bill from circulation.

      • Kentee K
        Kentee K  12 hours back

        Dollar coins are not commonly used in the US but countries that USD as local currencies such as Ecuador, El Salvador, Panama, etc are commonly used.Which is good they last longer and don't have to have new shipment of $1 bills overseas.

        • Stanton Taylor
          Stanton Taylor  12 hours back

          Guess I'm in the minority. Having lived in Switzerland for 2 years I learned the convenience of large denomination coins. If rather have $1 coins than $1 bills. I like the Swiss $5 coin too.

          • RTT RTT
            RTT RTT  14 hours back

            They gave me this shit florida i was thought they was scamming me yo

            • Rinnzu Rosendale
              Rinnzu Rosendale  15 hours back

              Dropping gold coins on strippers like
              "ALL HAIL THE KING, BITCH!"

              • armor power
                armor power  18 hours back

                So what I'm getting is people disliked the coin because it would be heavy? That just sums up the us I guess full of lazy people that really don't give a shit. Kind of like how I don't care about the opinion of everyone who disliked the coins I like shiny things give me the coins

                • David Stoyanoff
                  David Stoyanoff  19 hours back

                  The US is the only country left using a one-unit bill. You have to take dollar bills away to get people use the coins.

                  • Stein Gauslaa Strindhaug

                    USA has let their largest denomination coins grow so worthless that Americans have forgotten how to use coins. They hate coins because they've gotten used to thinking of them as worthless, they dont have coin pockets in their wallets, and they forget to use them so when they travel to a country where coins actually have value, they keep them because they have value but forget that they can use them to pay with so it keeps accumulating in their pockets.
                    Theo should have removed pennies and added dollar coins from circulation at least 20 or 30 years ago or earlier before all coins started to be considered almost worthless.

                    • C Alex
                      C Alex  1 days back

                      I’ll stick with credit cards and cash back thank you very much.

                      • rick love
                        rick love  2 days back

                        Canada has a 1 dollar coin and 2 dollar coin

                        • SomeEarth
                          SomeEarth  2 days back

                          Bill signed an anti bill bill

                          • Gabriel
                            Gabriel  2 days back

                            In Brazil 1 real bill disappeared and the 1 real coin is everywhere. Now you can buy the 1 real bill on internet for 10 times its face value.

                            • Aras B
                              Aras B  2 days back

                              The only place to use these? A NYC parking meter with a broken credit swiper. 6.00 for the first hour. And some self serve car washes.

                              • Dustin
                                Dustin  2 days back

                                I haven’t found a store that accepts credit cards but doesn’t accept discover in like 10 years.

                                • CheezyPlays
                                  CheezyPlays  2 days back

                                  *laughs in canadian*

                                  • Yugi Muto
                                    Yugi Muto  2 days back

                                    it just made cents

                                    nice

                                    • David Kelly
                                      David Kelly  2 days back

                                      That's a crazy idea. Slot machines don't even give coins anymore.

                                      • Nope Nope
                                        Nope Nope  2 days back

                                        I see people from other countries thinking we have 1$ bills as weird. What tf do y’all throw at the strip club then?

                                        • Nope Nope
                                          Nope Nope  1 days back

                                          Oscar W. Ight bud you clearly don’t apply to the 1$ thing but anyway you can only do half as much 😢

                                        • Oscar W.
                                          Oscar W.  1 days back

                                          Nope Nope still got 2$bill bud

                                      • Crash Gummy
                                        Crash Gummy  2 days back

                                        Watched 2:43, asked myself why, and now I’m here

                                        • CaliforniaCheez
                                          CaliforniaCheez  2 days back

                                          I am in the vending business and dollar coins are great for change and very convenient. I love the dollar coin. It is a shame casino slot machines don't take coins anymore. The sound of a jackpot was a nice musical sound youngsters will never know. Like pay phone tones, dial up modems connecting, and live bands.

                                          • Angel Valle
                                            Angel Valle  2 days back

                                            Imagine throwing $1 coins at strippers!!! Lol

                                            • SOUR S4G
                                              SOUR S4G  2 days back

                                              Ok I get it but what do I tip the stripper with then?

                                              • C-J VLOGS
                                                C-J VLOGS  2 days back

                                                You are amazing

                                                • Purple Shaft
                                                  Purple Shaft  2 days back

                                                  a HaI video that's not related to airports or airplanes?

                                                  That's new…

                                                  • sowavy24
                                                    sowavy24  3 days back

                                                    5 billion dollars in 30 years for the US is nothing that’s chump change they deal in the hundreds trillion yearly

                                                    • EXISTENTIALISTatHEART
                                                      EXISTENTIALISTatHEART  3 days back

                                                      Skyrim coin purses. Finally

                                                      • Liberty Bell1776
                                                        Liberty Bell1776  3 days back

                                                        Stop Printing dollar bills mint only 1$ coins under Congress and the U.S. Mint leave the Fed out of it.. I would rather have dollar coins than bills, because the constitution clearly stated that Congress SHALL mint money there is no provision in the constitution that alows the Congress to pass a power/responsibility to another organization in this case the federal reserve. Creepy fact the last executive order JFK signed gave the Congress the power to coin and to print money without the Federal Reserve 's involvement.

                                                        • MVM GZ
                                                          MVM GZ  3 days back

                                                          Your fucking ad at the end killed the video

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                                                            And that's the story of how Scrooge McDuck got his pool.

                                                          • Daniel Hsu
                                                            Daniel Hsu  3 days back

                                                            I actually rlly like the dollar coin tho.... for me it’s more convenient to pull a dollar coin and drop it in a vending machine slot than opening the wallet and feeding a dollar bill, which either may get stuck or would be destroyed to the point the machine doesn’t want it

                                                            • LunnarisLP
                                                              LunnarisLP  3 days back

                                                              I didn't even know they had 1 dollar coins tbh xD
                                                              I'm honestly glad we have them in germany though, just much easier and has many practical uses as shown in the video.

                                                              • Juan Cruz
                                                                Juan Cruz  3 days back

                                                                Yea I had. A. Problem back then I. Sed. To. Go. To. A strip. Club. In. Vegas end I started. To make. It. Rain on a. Girl en. I. Got. Triwn. Out

                                                                • Grizzly
                                                                  Grizzly  3 days back

                                                                  I remember $1 and $2 bills as a kid in Canada. Now its in the form of coins. Its pretty convenient.

                                                                  • TioliBoiFatz
                                                                    TioliBoiFatz  3 days back

                                                                    Or.. Not to go to college.

                                                                    • Eric Rojo
                                                                      Eric Rojo  3 days back

                                                                      As a Canadian I cannot imagine not having dollar coins (we call them loonies). Just another example of how backward America is.😬

                                                                      • Mr. Canlas
                                                                        Mr. Canlas  3 days back

                                                                        A lil off topic, I’ve heard from someone that pennies are more expensive to make than its actual worth. I can’t buy nothing with just a penny, bums don’t even pick them up on the floor, what a waste of tax payers money

                                                                        • DANGER PEA
                                                                          DANGER PEA  3 days back

                                                                          The dollar coin wont ever work in the U.S. untill they remove the costly and antiquated dollar bill from circulation like every other major country in the world.

                                                                          • Cal Commercial Insurance

                                                                            I think the first flaw of this plan was that it was done by the government. Name me one thing the government has done that has surpassed what the private sector is done. My point exactly.

                                                                            That is crazy! So if you had a 2% cash back card and you bought $1,000,000 worth of coins, that would've translated to $20,000 for simply a few trips to the bank to put them back in.

                                                                            • No Named Liz ¿
                                                                              No Named Liz ¿  3 days back

                                                                              Wait, is that why when I went to D.C and got a metro card, they would give you like 20 one-dollar coins back in change

                                                                              • D e v i a l
                                                                                D e v i a l  3 days back

                                                                                German Party finance law is set up that small parties get government aid, in the form of their income/donations doubled. So if one person donates 10€, the party gets another 10€ from the state on top.

                                                                                One party realised that meant they could sell 100€ bank notes for 80€ a piece and still make 60€ profit

                                                                                • Blithe Dream
                                                                                  Blithe Dream  3 days back

                                                                                  When I found out that there were $1 bills in America, as a child, I was shook. The lowest bills you get in Australia are $5. Oh and ours are basically indestructible (apart from getting cut) they are waterproof, fire proof, tear proof etc

                                                                                  • King Lazo
                                                                                    King Lazo  12 hours back

                                                                                    Blithe Dream
                                                                                    I heard Australia is pretty hot

                                                                                  • Blithe Dream
                                                                                    Blithe Dream  12 hours back

                                                                                    King Lazo why?...

                                                                                  • King Lazo
                                                                                    King Lazo  2 days back

                                                                                    Blithe Dream
                                                                                    It better be fireproof lol

                                                                                • Jacob Bæk
                                                                                  Jacob Bæk  3 days back

                                                                                  Just got home from a month in the US, didn't see one.

                                                                                  • thelarsens44
                                                                                    thelarsens44  3 days back

                                                                                    Honestly I would rather have $1 dollar coins than bills

                                                                                    • Seth Green
                                                                                      Seth Green  4 days back

                                                                                      The coin just wouldn't work in the exotic dance industry.

                                                                                      • Mike Hunt
                                                                                        Mike Hunt  6 hours back

                                                                                        Nah theres special games you can play at these establishments with coins. The girls will roll a poster of themselves into a funnel shape, and position them upon their genitals and if you get the coin in, you win the poster! This practice exists in Alberta, Canada.

                                                                                      • Rinnzu Rosendale
                                                                                        Rinnzu Rosendale  15 hours back

                                                                                        ALL HAIL THE KING, BITCH!

                                                                                      • topeye
                                                                                        topeye  2 days back

                                                                                        yeah, nothing says "you're hot" like pelting someone with circles of metal

                                                                                    • Ryan riachu Herb!
                                                                                      Ryan riachu Herb!  4 days back

                                                                                      Government gets $5billion .. buys 3 desks

                                                                                      • RaytheonGaming
                                                                                        RaytheonGaming  4 days back

                                                                                        *I tried to give a stripper 20 $1 coins for a lap dance and got thrown out by a bouncer*

                                                                                        • Dick The Dorkwing
                                                                                          Dick The Dorkwing  4 days back

                                                                                          5 billion extra taxpayer dollars for the government to spend.....hmmmm...how would that work out. I know, more money for the Democrats to waste on their coup attempt.