flips and gasmeters

James Smith jsmithjamessmith at YAHOO.COM
Thu Mar 8 23:35:06 UTC 2001

A number of states issued mills or mill-tokens to pay
state sales tax.  Now they just round-up to the
nearest cent.

--- "James A. Landau" <JJJRLandau at AOL.COM> wrote:
> Question for numismatists:  I have been told that at
> some time during the
> first half of the 20th Century there was one state
> (I think it was Oklahoma)
> that issued "mills", that is some kind of coin or
> token worth 1/10 of a cent.
>  As far as I know, this is the smallest denomination
> of currency ever used in
> the US.....
>               - Jim Landau

James D. SMITH                 |If history teaches anything
SLC, UT                        |it is that we will be sued
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