CHAT: the euro & 01.01.02
|From:||Thomas R. Wier <trwier@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, December 22, 2001, 4:20|
Quoting Padraic Brown <agricola@...>:
> Am 21.12.01, Matthew Kehrt yscrifef:
> > My point was that it seems odd not to have a coin for the lowest
> > denomination of money in a system.
> Australia and NZ get along without. Italy does as well - for that
> matter, they get along without without _many_ of the lowest
> denominations in their system.
> We also got along with coins valued less than the lowest
> denomination (the 1/2c).
And we still do. The gas station around the corner from me sells
regular unleaded gas for $0.989 per gallon.
Thomas Wier <trwier@...> <http://home.uchicago.edu/~trwier>
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