Strange Coins and Currency of the World

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16 Mar 2019, 3:54 am

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Looks like Caesar has put on weight.

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Hey, no fat shaming, this has been done from an unflattering angle.

Oh, absolutely none intended of course! I was just saying that he looks, um, grand, and, uh, imperial — yes, that's it: positively imperial. Elephantine, even.


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22 Mar 2019, 12:43 pm

This is why they all wore wigs back in the day.

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22 Mar 2019, 12:48 pm

a gold dinar issued during the reign of the caliph Abd al-Malik in 693 A.D

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22 Mar 2019, 2:19 pm

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Plastic coins from Transnistria.



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22 Mar 2019, 3:25 pm

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Plastic coins from Transnistria.

So does Transnistria have a giant heavily guarded vault in a fort somewhere that holds the nation's supply of solid plastic ingots?


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22 Mar 2019, 4:54 pm

Yes, this is a picture of the chief clerk of The Bank of Transnistria counting the ingots taken inside the vault.

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22 Mar 2019, 5:10 pm

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My Indian Head Pennies :D


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22 Mar 2019, 7:31 pm

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Yes, this is a picture of the chief clerk of The Bank of Transnistria counting the ingots taken inside the vault.

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And someday it will all be mine. (Insert maniacal Bond-villain laugh here.)


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22 Mar 2019, 8:26 pm

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Yes, this is a picture of the chief clerk of The Bank of Transnistria counting the ingots taken inside the vault.

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LOLOLOLOL! :lol: :lol: :lol:


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02 Apr 2019, 11:53 am

The US Mint is for the very first time releasing some coins for general circulation with the "W" mintmark from the West Point (New York) mint:

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Here's the story:
https://www.usmint.gov/news/inside-the- ... irculation


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03 Apr 2019, 1:07 pm



Is that what you wanted Darmok?



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03 Apr 2019, 1:17 pm

^ That's their nice mint video. I was just trying to get the quarter with the W mintmark on that page, but they seem to have made it unembeddable.


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03 Apr 2019, 1:21 pm

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They let me do it. They must think you're dodgy :D .



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03 Apr 2019, 1:24 pm

Here's some fake replicas of Medieval-looking coins I bought at the Renassiance Fair. I paid a dollar for each one. :king: :queen:

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10 Apr 2019, 7:58 pm

This was a real beauty — one of the best revivals we've made in a while I think.

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