Re: Why can't Latinum be replicated?
Ronald Held wrote:
... be more expensive than the amount created.
If it takes five bars of Latinum (energy and materials), to produce a single bar of Lainum with the replicator, it wouldn't make much sense.
Of course today it take 1.6 cents to make a penny.
TOS, TNG and VGR never mentioned a "Federation President."