Wednesday, January 30, 2002
This Associated Press roundup of the euro situation says there is a movement underway in many countries to eliminate the one and five cent coins. Also, vending machine quirks continue.
Monday, January 28, 2002
I ran across a jar of francs that i had forgotten about this weekend. I bought a croissant and then some candy with them and got some really really nasty looks. Just a month dead, and now everyone scorns the franc.
People in the very Irish Woodlawn section of the Bronx in New York have just a few days left to get rid of their stashes of punts, The New York Times reports today.
Sunday, January 27, 2002
After 700 years, today is the last day for the guilder. Tomorrow, double pricing ends and stores will only accept euros.