Posterwire.com’s movie poster of the year
The 2nd Annual Posterwire.com Movie Poster of the Year Award
Bill Sullivan photographs
Elevator photos from Bill Sullivan. [via DP]
New $1 coins
The Presidential $1 Coin Program: “The United States is honoring our Nation’s presidents by issuing $1 circulating coins featuring their images in the order that they served, beginning with Presidents Washington, Adams, Jefferson and Madison in 2007.” The new coin features edge-incused inscriptions.
Brother, Would You Take a Dollar Coin…Please? talks about previous dollar coins that never quite took off.
Despite the fact that the Susan B. Anthony was minted for three consecutive years (and again in 1999), the coin was, for the most part, regarded as a sad aberration among consumers…
Just a month after the coin’s introduction, the magazine Forbes was already hinting at trouble. From the Aug. 6, 1979, issue:
The public’s vote won’t be in for a while but banks and retailers are showing reservations, presumably because the coin’s size — slightly larger than a quarter — could lead to expensive confusion in handling. One department store cashier in Washington, D.C., where the Susan B. was first circulated, says flatly: “I reject it on the grounds that it is not paper and it’s got an old woman on it.”