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Coins within coins
« on: January 23, 2012, 02:09:05 AM »
I have seen images of "coins within coins", and so far they have been gimmicks: collector coins only.

Here we have a German euro, supposedly embedded in this Ugandan 1999 1000 shillings collector coin. Verdict on the euro: not authentic.
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Re: Coins within coins
« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2012, 02:09:42 AM »
This Australian oddity is a one dollar collector coin of 2004. It celebrates the 40th anniversary of the last Australian penny. It has a diameter of 50mm, so I wonder if that is a REAL penny embedded in the dollar? What would you spend it on? Which items do you know of that cost a dollar and penny in Australia?
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Re: Coins within coins
« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2012, 02:19:55 AM »
In a sense, all bi-metallic and tri-metallic coins are a "coin-in-a-coin": a pill in a ring. Here is an early British example of a token with pill and ring. The colours are a bit off...

Peter
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Re: Coins within coins
« Reply #3 on: January 23, 2012, 04:29:33 AM »
Not a coin, but a medal issued by Hyderabad Mint, showing coins issued by Hyderabad Mint on it.

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Re: Coins within coins
« Reply #4 on: February 10, 2012, 08:47:05 PM »
São Tomé e Príncipe, 2000 Dobras / 1 Euro - with Portuguese Escudo inlay.  Introduction of Euro Currency.
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