From Survival Blog
''Hopefully the Mint's dawdling will give us another year or two to stack
up our boxes of nickels. (Once a composition change takes place, we
will have to laboriously sort nickels.) If you read the contractor's report, you'll see that one of the goals of the planned debasement is that is be "seamless",
meaning: "Differences and abilities to recognize or process incumbent
coins and coins produced from alternative material candidates cannot be
distinguished through normal coin processing." That is bureaucratic
doublespeak for "Let's make our new worthless tokens look like real coins, even to vending machines."