Re: Different prejudices and $.02

Iain Walker (iainw@SUE.ECON.SU.OZ.AU)
Thu, 25 Apr 1996 12:04:24 +1100

On Wed, 24 Apr 1996, Legend wrote:

> Neither nickels nor pennies are legal tender last I heard and yes they still
> make them. While both are excepted they do not have to be. If you walk
> into a store with 500 hundred pennies or 100 nickels the store can refuse to
> except them ... however, if you give them 50 dimes that's another matter.

As many may know, the banks of Scotland issue their own banknotes (three
different banks), none of which are legal tender either in Scotland or
elsewhere in the UK. I thinks it's because the English banknotes are
fairly ugly in comparison and they're jealous...

Just getting my two cents worth here...

Iain Walker

Dept. of Anthropology
University of Sydney