--- [log in to unmask] wrote:

> Exactly my point.  Even though the value of the nickel is five cents, it
> is never called anything but a nickel.

Where did these interesting names for coins in the US come from?

(Do you just have pennies, nickels, dimes and quaters? No fifty or twenty or
two cent pieces? Or do they just lack names? Or are they too rare for people to
ever talk about them? Or have I just never heard about them?)

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