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the constitution says that no state shall make anything but

The constitution says that no state shall make anything but gold and silver coin a tender in payment of debts. It also says congress shall have the power to coin money. The word coin means to make coins by stamping metal. While there is no definition in the US code of the term lawful money I think it is quite clear based on historical context that the drafters and ratifiers of the constitution understood the term money to mean metallic coinage, and that specifically gold and silver coin were the only things allowed to be made a tender in payment of debts. Since the constitution is the supreme law of the land, I conclude that lawful money is gold and silver coin. I think my argument has merit. I haven't seen any other arguments as to the definition of the term lawful money that are consistent with the constitution. If you put forth such an argument I will consider debating you further but as you have not done so I will rest my case.