WONDER #1614: Why Are Dimes Smaller Than Pennies?
Question 1 of 3
When coins were first created, they were made of which precious metal?
Question 2 of 3
When the dime was created, its size reflected the fact that it needed to contain what fraction of silver compared to the amount in a silver dollar?
Question 3 of 3
Which of the following is NOT a metal you’re likely to find in today’s modern coins?
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