Is it time to ditch the penny?MoneySaving Poll Results


At the beginning of the month, the Canadian government stopped minting the one cent piece, as theyre no longer worth enough to be useful. Should we be following suit with our own copper coins?

Which of these is closest to your view?


Ditch the 1p2,179 votes (11 %)
Ditch the 1p & 2p4,811 votes (24 %)
Ditch the 1p, 2p & 5p2,019 votes (10 %)
Dont ditch anything11,149 votes (55 %)

                   20,158 votes received.

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