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From metal to money: Making America's coins

Road Trip 2010: At the U.S. Mint in Philadelphia, more than 20 million coins are made every day. CNET reporter Daniel Terdiman watches the production process up close.

By Jul. 8, 2010

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Amazon Coins branch out to all Android devices

The virtual currency has expanded beyond Kindle owners to all Android users in the United States and elsewhere.

By Feb. 19, 2014

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Superman swoops onto Canadian coins

Superman gets the chance to fight for the Canadian way with the Royal Canadian Mint's release of a set of commemorative coins.

By Sep. 11, 2013

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Amazon wants customers to gift Amazon Coins for games, apps

The online retailer launches yet another Amazon Coins promotion in hopes of luring more customers into its app store.

By Dec. 12, 2013

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Kindle Fire owners get £4 for free in new Amazon Coins

Amazon is launching its own money, Amazon Coins, and handing out £4 to every Kindle Fire and HDX owner to get you started.

By Nov. 22, 2013

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Amazon Coins arrive for Kindle Fire users

The e-commerce giant marks the launch by disbursing 500 free Amazon Coins -- which buys as much as does a $5 bill -- into the Amazon accounts of existing and new Kindle Fire customers in the U.S.

By May. 13, 2013

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Why Amazon's virtual coins raise my hackles

Amazon is excited about its virtual currency coming in May. But CNET News' Stephen Shankland is concerned about sacrificing the flexibility of real-world money and other potential pitfalls.

By Feb. 7, 2013

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Amazon to mint virtual coins for Kindle Fire users

The currency will offer Kindle Fire owners a different way to buy games, other apps, and in-app items.

By Feb. 5, 2013

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'Star Wars' coins let you pay in Yodas

New Zealand Mint releases another set of "Star Wars"-themed silver coins starring major characters from "A Phantom Menace."

By Oct. 2, 2012

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These 'Star Wars' coins are mint

Save up your credits. The New Zealand Mint is unleashing a force of "Star Wars"-theme coins that will serve as legal tender on the tiny island of Niue.

By Aug. 16, 2011