The 100 word challenge for grown ups, Week 12. The prompt – Euro meltdown fear.
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Due to a manufacturing error involving 2 Euro coins the European Central Bank (ECB) has announced a significant 2 Euro meltdown fear.
The coins are made of two alloys, nickel brass and copper-nickel. However, at an unidentified national mint the nickel brass was replaced by gold over several hours! There are fears that people will melt down 2 Euro coins to obtain gold. The ECB is appealing to people’s honesty and have offered a reward to the public for handing in gold coins;identified by their additional weight.
Without the general public’s honesty this will be catastrophic, the end of financial stability across Europe!