On Feb. 15, the U.S. Mint will release its latest edition of U.S. currency: a new series of one-dollar presidential coins. But one-dollar coins have never really caught on in the US. What will it take to make Americans accept one-dollar coins? Also: should the penny be abolished?
Leonard talks to Douglas Mudd
, curator of the American Numismatic Association
’s Money Museum and author of the book All the Money in the World
; and Austan Goolsbee
, a professor of economics with the University of Chicago.