US Mint asks for help with coin shortage
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Mint is asking Americans to please use more change.
Businesses nationwide have posted signs asking for exact change because of a coin shortage caused by the pandemic.
The Mint says it’s working to replenish the nation’s coin supply, but needs the public’s help, as well.
It asks customers to pay for things with exact change and depositing coins at banks.