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# What are the various combinations of American coins needed to total two bits?

Question #101203. Asked by maxieme. (Nov 22 08 12:46 PM)

star_gazer

Two bits = 25 cents.

1 Quarter.

1 Dime and 3 nickles.

2 Dimes and 1 nickle.

5 Nickles.

25 Pennies.

Or any combinations of Pennies with dimes or nickes to make 25 cents.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Two_bits

 Nov 22 08, 12:56 PM
unclerick

You can use 11 two cent coins plus one 3 cent coin. Or any combination of these coins plus currently circulating coinage.

http://www.dailyushistory.com/aa/Three-Cent Piece.htm
http://www.dailyushistory.com/aa/Two-Cent Piece.htm

 Nov 22 08, 3:42 PM
unclerick

Try these links for the 2 & 3 cent coins.

http://www.2020site.org/coins/twocentpiecebronze.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Three-cent_piece_(United_States_coin)

 Nov 22 08, 3:55 PM
star_gazer

And don't forget the 20 cent coin.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twenty-cent_piece_(United_States_coin)

 Nov 22 08, 4:02 PM

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