The Number of the Day: $22,000,000
July 15, 2010 - 4:18am
In 2009, the U.S Mint lost $22 million making pennies and nickels.
Related Facts: It costs 1.5 cents to make a penny. A nickel costs 6 cents.
[Source: Newsweek (July 19th issue, with the crayons on the cover)/U.S. Mint. See previous Numbers of the Day here.]