Following the controversies and fiscal problems resulting from of the Coinage Act of 1873, compensatory measures were taken by the Treasury and the US Mint to resume more normal issuance and circulation of US Currencies. Silver coins were made legal tender at their nominal value for any amount not exceeding $5
The first American Colonists faced a problem: They didn’t have enough currency. Bitcoin—and today’s other cryptocurrencies—solve old problems of currency and create new limits on how it’s used. Perhaps the problems with money debated by the founding fathers of the United States and the problems associated with cryptocurrencies are not problems at all. These are the points of contention at the heart of all fiscal systems - and those which are inherent to their respective successes.