[aprssig] Decimal money - pieces of eight

Mike Galgano mgalgano at nanosecond.com
Thu Sep 6 14:31:51 CDT 2007

I try to never, ever, post off-topic. But sometimes I do.

This thread has been vaguely interesting, and yes, I have a few 
mechanic's 6 inch scales in tenths of an inch, wonder why the US never 
went metric but we now have flight decks instead of cockpits, etc. What 
really caused me to post was this hilarious and related off-off-off 
topic 'Amero' thing I got today, explaining how 'the government' is 
secretly conspiring to combine the US, Canada, and Mexico. 'Proof 
positive'? The Amero coin. There is a 2 Amero coin in the set, along 
with the other standard US denominations....


They do exist. They are from a legit coin designer, but are only a 
fantasy at this time:


and so it goes. I won't post any followups or answers. I kinda mostly 

Mike Galgano

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