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Hey everybody I need help figuring this one out ?

I am in the big rig repair business,I just got back from a road call to fix a truck.
They were a man and wife team,they were telling me how the last load they had was an "escorted" delivery of "Euros" that went to the denver mint !
A 53 ft trailer can haul about 58,000 pounds of Euros,I am having trouble figuring out why this would be happening ?
Any ideas ?Just currence exchange ? or something worse ?

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Denver Mint Makes Euro Coins for smaller Countries

It looks like the Denver Mint Makes coins and special sets for smaller eurozone countries - allthough the evidence for this is fleeting - more like implied. (It may have been a 2002 only special run)

(I think I am right about what I am going to say)

When the mint makes a coin it has to pay back the fed or the treasury a FRN for the same value. Otherwise the Mint would be printing money out of thin air and only the fed can do that.

So if they make a coin for a euro country then they have to pay back a euro to somewhere.

But why deal with paper - just do it electonically. Also you would think the disbersement would be in Europe so why should they have to pay anybody anything.

It just seems too weird - like the story has been misconstrued or taken greatly out of context. And for the Conspiracy buffs the stroy is that the Denver Mint has the most storage space for silver and gold.

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Interesting coincidence

I was driving on a secondary road last night and came across a beat up '79 Toyoda Corolla on the side of the road with a flat tire. There was an old, frail Japanese man struggling to change the flat so I stopped to help him. This is where it gets interesting. When I was placing the flat tire in the trunk I noticed a shoe box in there, get this a NIKE shoe box, with at least 4-5 100 yen notes in the box. I know they were Yen notes. I have been puzzling over that one ever since? Any ideas?

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-Just because you are among us, does not make you with us

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Gmason08

You are now off the hook for the Public Apology for being wrong !
You are spineless human,you should be proud of yourself,It will all come back around to you someday and it will be of your own ignorance and stupidity ! I will never support anyone to even come check out this forum.

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OK

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"You are a den of vipers and thieves."

I mean to rout you out!

-Just because you are among us, does not make you with us

-The door is wide open, anything can slither in

If you have ever traveled,

If you have ever traveled, then you know that all banks try to keep a certain amount of foreign currency on hand so you can change your dollar. They have to have hard currency to do that, it can't be done electronically.

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I was

Hoping it was this simple,common sense is powerful.
But I still am wondering about colorado? how many nonstop
flights to europe leave there and couldn't they exchange when
they arrive at destination?

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I don't know if Colorado is

I don't know if Colorado is a hub for international travel, but it could be just the main disbursement area for the Euros, who knows. And yes, you can exchange once you arrive in another country, or you can exchange here. Euros are big right now, people are also buying them like they are gold and silver because the dollar is falling fast. I seriously doubt there is anything to worry about. It would take a lot more than a few truckloads of Euros to change this economy over to European currency.

And, I see that you are new here as well! Welcome, we bark a lot, but rarely bite. I know you've already gotten a hard time on this forum, but hang in there. People here are just a bit suspicious of newcomers. We were infiltrate with trolls during the election, and that caution takes a while to go away. For the most part, these are some of the best people you will ever get to know.

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Why would a currency trade by the government be done with

physical paper? Wouldn't it be much easier to simply trade electronically?

Even if this were for some type of "reserve" purpose, which is entirely possible, I would think it wouldn't be necessary to hold the physical paper, and more than likely the FED would simply hold an account with a foreign bank as their reserve.

The only purpose for physical currency is to circulate it. The only need for Euros within the CONUS would be as a substitute (even if short term) for the FRN. Of course this would mean there are NO "Ameros" already printed out and sitting in a warehouse somewhere as some claim, nor are there plans for any at all close to completion.

Did the paperwork list the Denver Mint as the destination? Or was it just "Denver" and you surmised that it was the Mint?

Perhaps the Mint, since it has vaults, stores foreign currencies for travelers to exchange when heading overseas, since Denver is a major international airport. (though I admit, this would be more likely on the east coast hubs than in the Rockies with respect to Euros.)

Anyone care to do some math? I think the largest denomination Euro is €500 and the smallest is €5. (they use coins for the €1 and €2 denominations)

Anyone care to calculate what the range of currency value could fit into a semi? I know you said "58,000 pounds of Euros" but that doesn't tell us anything about value. To hazard a guess based on $100 bills and how much space they take, if these were all €500 bills then I'd guess the trailer holds about €1.25 Billion (that's American billion with 10 digits)

Thank you

for some real thought and curiosity,this is what I was thinking also and I wonder if this was the only load ?

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If we ordered them

they were probably gold foil wrapped chocolate ones that they plan to try paying off the national debt with.

This is why

You guys are destined to fail with your political agenda-To you everyone is a lier,even somebody on your side ! why would I need to do this? you are paranoid antisocialists with no life outside of "your"own little world.
What reason would anyone have for lieing about something like this?
A possible real concern for this country and you blow it off as a lie,Good luck ! with this attitude you will go nowhere !
What a bunch of nuts !

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Ever since I agreed

with FEDOR on one topic that made sense,you have been discrediting me !you can have it Good LUCK !

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Giving up after only a week and six days?

You need to grow some skin, brother.

People question things here.

Look

Questions and debates I don't mind'and I am the first to agree when I am wrong but I have not been allowed to be ME since I have been here I have been blown off as A second screen name for FEDOR,Enough Madness for me I am going back to sanity,Good luck with this! I am off to actually accomplish something real !

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In just under

2 weeks only 2 people have given me any respect at all FEDOR and Gavination all others have ignored or harrassed me,Good Luck having anyone want to come here and stay here with the feeling they are getting anything done,or ever being welcome !

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This does seem like a weird one.

Maybe it is some kind of currency exchange.

Which begs the question: is the government involved in foreign currency trading?

Hmmmmm.

I am not educated enough about this to understand the implications (good or bad) of such a practice.

But this is fiat money anyway-no better than bills we create here because I highly doubt that the Euro is backed by gold.

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Thank you Pawn your the educated

and curious thoughts !

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They are

minting euro COIN collections at the Denver mint but the driver said these were paper.
Going INTO the Mint ?

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Eleanor Roosevelt

If I disappear from a discussion please forgive me. My 24-7 business requires me to split mid-sentence to serve them. I am not ducking out, I will be back later to catch up.

I have a hard time believing

the Bill of Lading included the term "Euros" in the freight description. More likely "Paper--Bulk" or some other term that helps the freight companies value and insure the loads.

The story doesn't wash.

"The story doesn't wash"

Ditto.

The bills said

Paper products but the team was able to see while loading and unloading when some got loose,The man was stationed in germany while in the service and said he could spot one from a mile!

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I don't believe for one

I don't believe for one second some got loose.

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have you ever

been around a palett wrapped with cling wrap ? it will pull paper from 18 inches away and hold it like glue,It is possible !

" People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built."
Eleanor Roosevelt

If I disappear from a discussion please forgive me. My 24-7 business requires me to split mid-sentence to serve them. I am not ducking out, I will be back later to catch up.

Currency is shipped in a locked cage.

It isn't "cling wrapped" on a pallet.

I have been in the business for a long time

and have seen hundreds of hidden and secret loads,many for the government.have hauled a bunch of them myself,the one that had the most security"following " me from a distance turned out to be Slot machines not on the bills a whole trailer load !

" People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built."
Eleanor Roosevelt

If I disappear from a discussion please forgive me. My 24-7 business requires me to split mid-sentence to serve them. I am not ducking out, I will be back later to catch up.

Hmmmm,

interesting but clueless. Guess it will be more obvious as time go on.

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Hummmmmmmm..........

Any more details to go on. I live about two and half hours from Denver and would not mind investigating.

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I used to

Live in the "Springs" on Fort Carson,and never heard of currency going "into" the Mint in Denver ?

" People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built."
Eleanor Roosevelt

If I disappear from a discussion please forgive me. My 24-7 business requires me to split mid-sentence to serve them. I am not ducking out, I will be back later to catch up.

Wish I had more,

But we all got interuped by someone rudly asking for directions and I failed to remember to ask them where the load originated from.

" People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built."
Eleanor Roosevelt

If I disappear from a discussion please forgive me. My 24-7 business requires me to split mid-sentence to serve them. I am not ducking out, I will be back later to catch up.