Britons get to keep their copper coins

FILE PHOTO: A coin collection is seen in Harpenden, Britain, November 19, 2017. REUTERS/Peter Cziborra/File Photo

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will keep one penny and two pence coins in circulation, finance minister Philip Hammond announced on Friday, a year after saying they were obsolete and usually hoarded in jam jars or even binned. “Technology has transformed banking for millions of people, making it easier and quicker to carry out financial transactions […]

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