No numbers, mo problem

Okay, I might sound like a whiney tourist here but why doesn’t America emboss numbers on their coins?


What is a penny? A dime? A nickel?

If not for the song Penny For Your Thoughts, I wouldn’t really remember the other official names for 1 cent, 5 cents, and 10 cents.

And the nickel is bigger than the dime! Wait, can I say “the nickel”, “the dime”?

Are there other countries that have their coins this way?