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Re: One of a kind
« Reply #90 on: February 02, 2014, 03:56:47 PM »
Yes, such postal service "boxes" sure are country (or rather service) specific. The first time I was in the US, I did not even recognize those blue boxes; thought it was a trashcan or some other container. :)  As for a postbox on a coin, I don't know of any others. Then again I did not know this one either. Usually, when a postal theme is honored on a coin (service anniversary and such), you see carriages and mailmen ...

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« Reply #91 on: March 21, 2014, 06:57:16 PM »


Comoros, 25 francs, 1982.  Chicks hatching.  One of a kind?
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« Reply #92 on: March 22, 2014, 12:56:11 PM »
Comoros, 25 francs, 1982.  Chicks hatching.  One of a kind?

If I remember correctly, there's a coin from São Tomé and Príncipe with the similar theme?

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« Reply #93 on: March 22, 2014, 06:11:43 PM »


Perhaps you mean this: 10 dobras, 1977. Similar - but there are no hatchlings!
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« Reply #94 on: March 22, 2014, 06:12:57 PM »
Perhaps you mean this: 10 dobras, 1977. Similar - but there are no hatchlings!

Egg boxes must be pretty unique though :)

 
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« Reply #95 on: March 22, 2014, 07:24:02 PM »
Egg boxes must be pretty unique though :)

OK, that's two unique subjects, then: São Tomé e Príncipe for egg boxes, and Comoros for hatchlings.  8)
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Re: One of a kind
« Reply #96 on: March 22, 2014, 08:28:52 PM »
Any other coins with isobars on?

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Re: One of a kind
« Reply #97 on: March 24, 2014, 12:45:11 AM »
Another -

Musical notes are quite common - but an entire piece of written music?
I could actually play this one from the coin....

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Re: One of a kind
« Reply #98 on: March 26, 2014, 02:22:34 PM »
Liberia, 50 dollars, 1996.  The "Face" on Mars.  Actually, that was me when I was out astral travelling.

"FIGHT HUNGER THROUGH SPACE EXPLORATION".  Interesting slogan. "We're starving to death - what to do? I know - let's catch a spaceship to the moon. I've heard it's made of cheese.  :)  It would probably be cheaper to go to the supermarket - if only we had one in our country."

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Re: One of a kind
« Reply #99 on: March 26, 2014, 04:09:38 PM »
Another -

Musical notes are quite common - but an entire piece of written music?
I could actually play this one from the coin....

A similar, but here only the first two lines
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Re: One of a kind
« Reply #100 on: April 27, 2014, 04:20:33 PM »
This coin from India honors Acharya Tulsi. Being a Jain, he usually kept his mouth covered so that he would not accidentally kill life (insects) by inhaling them. Have never seen that on a coin before ... one of a kind?

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Re: One of a kind
« Reply #101 on: May 02, 2014, 03:00:06 PM »

"FIGHT HUNGER THROUGH SPACE EXPLORATION".  Interesting slogan. "We're starving to death - what to do? I know - let's catch a spaceship to the moon. I've heard it's made of cheese.  :)  It would probably be cheaper to go to the supermarket - if only we had one in our country."

I know I'm going off topic but...  ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D


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Re: One of a kind
« Reply #102 on: May 03, 2014, 05:02:51 PM »
Only existing coin with a QR code on it  :)

5 euros The Netherlands 2011 "100th Anniversary of the Royal Dutch Mint building" - Winner of the Coin of the Year award 2013



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Re: One of a kind
« Reply #103 on: May 10, 2014, 04:07:58 PM »
Mozambique, 20 meticais, 1980.  I am certain that this is the only armoured carrier on a coin in the whole of the known universe.  8)




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Re: One of a kind
« Reply #104 on: May 10, 2014, 04:13:35 PM »
Some San Marino designs - apologies if we had them before :)


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