Kill the dollar bill, for $1 coins instead?
Because the Government Accountability Office believes it could save Uncle Sam money ... These coins typically last around 30 years. In contrast, producing paper bills is cheaper, at about 5 cents apiece. But they also wear far more quickly.
One of the Last Canadian Cents on Display at Money Museum
Rochette Money Museum marks the end of an era and a major milestone in the history of money. The second-to-last Canadian cent ever produced is on display ... This includes paper money, coins, tokens and medals from all over the world.
Not Just Semantics: Amazon Coin Is Not a Coin
But according to Section 490 of the U.S. Code, "Whoever falsely makes, forges, or counterfeits any coin in the resemblance or similitude of any of the one-cent and 5-cent coins minted ... Perhaps Section 491, "Tokens or paper used as money" is more fitting.