It Takes Money to Make Money (podcast)

Posted on January 13, 2016

The U.S. Mint made 13 billion coins in 2014—some of which cost more to make than they’re worth. How can the government save money making money?

Listen to Lori Rectanus, a director in our Physical Infrastructure team, discuss her team’s recent review of coin composition, and how changing what metals are used to make coins could affect the government and businesses.

Coin Composition
GAO Contacts
Lori Rectanus
Lori Rectanus