Business: Numismatic Ms.

The new buck is a lady

A new coin will be jingling in Americans' pockets and purses beginning this week, or so the Treasury Department hopes. The coin is an eleven-sided dollar bearing a likeness of Susan B. Anthony, the 19th century suffragist leader, whose drive for women's rights at the ballot box led to the enactment in 1920, 14 years after her death, of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the vote nationwide.

Lest the new buck go the way of the Eisenhower dollar and the Jefferson $2 bill, both of which had disadvantages...

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