Pennies, nickels aren't legal tender man who paid $25 fine in pennies told

So pennies and nickels aren't legal tender, so a man who tried to pay a $25 fine in 2,500 pennies is told. Reuters reported August 13 that Justin Greene tried to pay a parking fee of $25 worth of pennies. He was told by the Chambersburg, Pennsylvania finance department that small change cannot be used to pay for amounts under $.25. They quoted federal law. Because so many bills cost less than a quarter? As if!Pennies, nickels aren't legal tender man who paid $25 fine in pennies told - Grand Rapids News | Examiner.com

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