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Play Money (19 Bits)

Cabooki found this stack of quarters very amusing . . . enjoyed pushing the stack over and sliding the coins off the edge of the table.


A quarter dollar, commonly shortened to quarter, is a coin worth ¼ of a United States dollar, or 25 cents. The quarter has been produced since 1796. The choice of 25¢ as a denomination, as opposed to 20¢ which is more common in other parts of the world, originated with the practice of dividing Spanish Milled Dollars into eight wedge shaped segments. At one time "two bits", i.e. two pieces of eight, was a common nickname for a quarter and is also the source of the jingle "two bits, four bits, six bits, a dollar."


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Taken on November 16, 2009