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Portugal buys 1 and 2 cent coins from Ireland

in News · 02-05-2018 08:34:00 · 1 Comments




Portugal has had to buy 1 and 2 cent coins from Ireland.

Portugal buys 1 and 2 cent coins from Ireland

 

A shortage of small change saw the country import 272 million of the tiny brown 1 and 2 cent coins.

 

At the same time, it sold off 2.1 million 2 euro coins.

 

It was described as the ‘largest logistical operation’ involving coins since the end of the escudo.

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Seems like they're downsizing their economy. I also heard they were going to stop using the 500 Euro note...
by Richard Harper from Beiras on 03-05-2018 10:00:00

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