Money Roundup: $0.25 Ice Cream Edition

by Michael on May 11, 2013

Speaking of silver coins… The good folks at The Consumerist highlighted an interesting marketing scheme (or should I say scam?) that made it to the front page of Reddit during the middle of this past week.

It seems that an enterprising soul has decided to sell ice cream cones for a quarter. The twist? It has to be a 1964 or earlier quarter. In other words, a silver quarter. One with a melt value of more than four bucks.

Given how hard it is to find these sorts of coins in circulation, I doubt this deal is generating much business. But who know? Maybe some kid found his grandpa’s coin jar and is going to town on $0.25 ice cream cones.

And now… Here are some articles that caught my eye this past week:

That’s it. I hope you’re having a great weekend!


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