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Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Bizarre Coin Designs

A reader sent us a link to an article cataloging 25 bizarre coin designs from around the world...some of the coins are just plain tacky, but some of them have interesting designs. My favorites were a Togolese coin featuring a prismatic sunbird, and an Egyptian Pyramid coin from the Isle of Man. Ridiculous coins? Somalia's expensive motorbikes coin and their animal kingdom coin series, and a scratch and sniff ocean-scented coin from Palau. All of the coins featured are special editions that aren't meant for circulation, although they are considered legal tender.

1 comment:

  1. Beatiful and interesting designs. I hope some day we will use the same coins with colors around the world.


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