Blog: Dave LeggettHow many coins for that truck?

Dave Leggett | 14 August 2008

It's a bizarre one and another take on the idea of not trusting the banks and stuffing your life savings under the mattress. There's a chap in America who's taken it a step further: he just doesn't trust paper money. Well, it can burn but you need more than a match to melt a dime. Anyway, the eccentric fellow walks into a dealership with some $8,000 in coins to put down for a new truck. Is he an eccentric to marvel at or an individual in need of some professional help and counselling? 

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