Coins are still my friends in a digital world

When we think about the evolution of money, from barter trade, to coins, to paper, to plastic and presently as digital money is transferred in sequences of 1’s and 0’s, it makes us wonder how will money continue to evolve. The concept of cryptography and bitcoins is being introduced into the money world as a possible next step in money’s evolution. Will coins disappear? Will paper money disappear? It is likely, but for now, let us just say that in the world of digital money and online banking and transactions, coins are still very much my friends. Coins can be cumbersome, they can make our purses and…