NRCC Chairman Walden: The Amount Of Platinum Needed To Make A Trillion-Dollar Coin Would Sink The Titanic

January 8, 2013

“[T]he last thing we need for Treasury to mint a new coin made out of platinum that would weigh, by the way, Neil, 44 million pounds if it was tied to the value of platinum like gold has to be tied. I mean it would sink the Titanic.” – Rep. Greg Walden