Keeping the small coins seperated

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What do you do with your small coins 0,01 - 1 €

Spend them as soon as possible
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52%
save them in a bottle, sock, shoebox etc.
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throw them away
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nothing
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6%
 
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Keeping the small coins seperated

Post by wouter » Thu Jun 06, 2002 1:34 pm

I'd like to know what people do with the hughe amount of small coins since the euro. I spend some but a large amount dissapears in a big bottle. otherwise my wallet is getting to heavy :wink:

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Post by smh » Thu Jun 06, 2002 4:54 pm

I must say that i don't really get a lot of 0,01 0,02 and 0,05 coins but in general i just spend my coins as usual. I don't want my wallet to get too heavy ;-)

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Post by BossaNova » Thu Jun 06, 2002 7:57 pm

I don't think 1 euro is a small coin :?


the 2 and 5 cents I spend.. in my college one coffe is 32 cents, so I never keep many of them with me...

but I'm trying to fill a bottle witj 1 cent coins :oops: :P :lol: 8)

but it's not easy, and I only have 1 spanish cent, 3 french and 1 italian.. :cry:

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Post by wouter » Thu Jun 06, 2002 8:42 pm

i know the 1 euro isn't a small amount of money but i mean the size it's smaller than the 0,50 euro. i have some belgian, german and french cents
my bottle is 1,5 litre so it doesn't fill up very fast :(

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Post by Tiger » Thu Jun 06, 2002 8:43 pm

hehe :)
If you want to have some belgian 1ct coins, I can give you a lot :)

I didn't see any small portuguese coin here in Belgium...
I've only got 2€ 1€ and 50ct.. and I didn't even get them in Belgium, they are all from Spain :)
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Post by micro » Thu Jun 06, 2002 8:51 pm

In order to increase my chances of getting foreign coins I often pay with bills and keep the coins. From time to time I roll them and change them at a bank.

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Post by BossaNova » Fri Jun 07, 2002 8:38 pm

Tiger wrote:hehe :)
If you want to have some belgian 1ct coins, I can give you a lot :)
I think I would like to change some :P and they're so small that probably we can send them in a small envelope.. but how do we give each other adress?

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Post by emmem » Sun Jun 09, 2002 8:24 pm

Well I’m saving only the 2-cent coins because I confuse them too easily with 5 cent. And when I travel to another country I take them with me and spend them as soon as possibly. :evil:

Well, been the last to weeks to France, so now they have some extra 2 cent coins there. :twisted: :roll:

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Post by matt.berlin » Mon Jun 10, 2002 10:20 pm

That is a problem that I find with the smallest three coins. You can tell the difference between the 2 and 5 cent coins but it takes a bit longer to do so. But I doubt they will re-design them for at least 10 years ... when they do, they should sort it out!

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Post by Saaropean » Tue Jun 11, 2002 1:33 pm

emmem wrote:Well I?m saving only the 2-cent coins because I confuse them too easily with 5 cent.
Have you ever touched the edge of a 2 cent coin? :?: :?: :?:
In opposite to the 1 and 5 cent coins, the 2 cent coin doesn't have a flat edge. It kind of consists of three layers, and you can put your fingernail between the first and the second layer if you know what I mean. And if you don't, just have a look and you'll know. :D

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Post by wouter » Tue Jun 11, 2002 2:08 pm

matt.berlin wrote:That is a problem that I find with the smallest three coins. You can tell the difference between the 2 and 5 cent coins but it takes a bit longer to do so. But I doubt they will re-design them for at least 10 years ... when they do, they should sort it out!
no they shouldn't be re-designed but abolished :lol:

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Post by Olivier » Tue Jun 11, 2002 5:37 pm

wouter wrote: they shouldn't be re-designed but abolished :lol:
Send your coins to VietNam! ;-) (see another debate on that forum)

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