Scrap the Greenback!
It's time to get rid of the dollar bill.
Correction, March 16, 2007: This piece initially referred to the United States GAO as the General Accounting Office. It has changed its name to the Government Accountability Office. ( Return to the corrected sentence.)
Christopher Bonanos is an editor at New York magazine and the author of Instant: The Story of Polaroid.
Photographs of new $1 George Washington Coins by Spencer Platt/Getty Images. Photograph of the Sacagawea dollar coin (top), the Susan B. Anthony dollar, and the Eisenhower coin by Ezio Petersen/UPI.