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Re: One of a kind
« Reply #15 on: February 04, 2012, 02:43:18 PM »


British forces currency in Afghanistan, issued 2004.



Force Protection patrol exiting Shaibah Log Base, Iraq. Apr 04 issued 2008.


Well, you are breaking the rules there, Malcolm. Machine-struck coins only. Military discipline is harsh, I'm afraid. I hereby sentence you to be taken from this place and hanged. Hanged by the ankles, that is, until all the money falls out of your pockets.  :o
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Re: One of a kind
« Reply #16 on: February 04, 2012, 02:57:53 PM »
An Act of Parliament in 1775 required that all coin weights be submitted for examination because there were many irregularities found, an examination mark of a ewer of the Founders Company to be used within a radius of 3 miles around the City of London. This stamp was more commonly known as a coffee-pot.


Now I think you are cheating again, Malcolm, as this looks like a token, and only-machine-struck coins are allowed. You will have to be severely punished.  :o

I had to be strict in allowing only machine-struck coins, otherwise we would never have found a unique design, and it's hard enough as it is. I suggest the token-collectors set up a similar contest for tokens only - that would be interesting!



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Re: One of a kind
« Reply #17 on: February 04, 2012, 03:10:50 PM »
I will try one.
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Re: One of a kind
« Reply #18 on: February 04, 2012, 03:25:09 PM »
In case that one doesn't hold up try this one
2005 Mexico Bimetalic 100 Pesos Don Quijote de la Mancha
The design is made up of skeletons so

Skeletons on coins.

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Re: One of a kind
« Reply #19 on: February 04, 2012, 03:30:25 PM »
Skeletons on coins.

Skeletons? Your reputation goes before you, Dale. If only you could find a NICE hobby.  :-X

Ha - GOTCHA!
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Re: One of a kind
« Reply #20 on: February 04, 2012, 03:39:09 PM »
Yeah, but those are animals (like the one attached here - Germany 2011). Not sure whether there are other human skeletons on modern coins, so Dale may well be right ...

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« Reply #21 on: February 04, 2012, 03:45:48 PM »
Yeah, but those are animals (like the one attached here - Germany 2011). Not sure whether there are other human skeletons on modern coins, so Dale may well be right ...

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But his horse was a skeleton too!  :P
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Re: One of a kind
« Reply #22 on: February 04, 2012, 03:47:29 PM »
How about a human skull, then? It's PART of a skeleton.  8)

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Re: One of a kind
« Reply #23 on: February 04, 2012, 06:25:16 PM »
Ain't that repeated on the Gibraltar £1?
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Re: One of a kind
« Reply #24 on: February 04, 2012, 07:26:13 PM »
Ain't that repeated on the Gibraltar £1?

This raises a point: should we be talking about 1] a unique DESIGN, even if the same design appears on more than one coin: or 2] a unique coin, i.e. the same DESIGN should not appear on more than one coin?  I think 1] - what do the members think?

In any case, you can see that there are lots of grey areas: Prosit posts a skeleton man on a skeleton horse. Does he means that the skeletons in general are unique - or just the skeleton man? Then I post a skull - this is PART of a skeleton man, so does this mean that Prosit's skeleton man is NOT unique? Comments? What do the members think?
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Re: One of a kind
« Reply #25 on: February 04, 2012, 07:43:48 PM »
The way I see it.....it doesn't matter what I mean or meant.

The question is does the COIN meet the requirements of the post rules for uniqueness in some fashion, even if the way I meant it does not.

The coin should be judged and not my intention.
Your post, your rules, your decision.

Dale

Does he means that the skeletons in general are unique - or just the skeleton man?

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Re: One of a kind
« Reply #26 on: February 04, 2012, 07:48:58 PM »
The coin should be judged and not my intention.
Your post, your rules, your decision.

Dale

I think a little audience participation is fun, and some decisions are genuinely difficult because of grey areas. However, I would say that a full human skeleton on a coin is unique (unless somebody proves otherwise). Given your position on my rules, I've just added a rule: "If Dale has any of his challenges moved to the Rejection topic, he will be made into a pie".  >:D
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Re: One of a kind
« Reply #27 on: February 04, 2012, 08:11:31 PM »
A human pie.....hummmmm....In spite of what you may think, I do not know of a specific instance where a human was made into a pie. Considering the long history of the human race and the colorfulness of it  ::)
 I think the likelyhood of that having already been done is approaching 100%.

Therefore, your new rule is REJECTED as lacking uniqueness and must be moved in the rejection topic forthwith!  ;D

Dale



I think a little audience participation is fun, and some decisions are genuinely difficult because of grey areas. However, I would say that a full human skeleton on a coin is unique (unless somebody proves otherwise). Given your position on my rules, I've just added a rule: "If Dale has any of his challenges moved to the Rejection topic, he will be made into a pie".  >:D

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Re: One of a kind
« Reply #28 on: February 04, 2012, 08:33:26 PM »
A human pie.....hummmmm....In spite of what you may think, I do not know of a specific instance where a human was made into a pie. Considering the long history of the human race and the colorfulness of it  ::)
 I think the likelyhood of that having already been done is approaching 100%.

Therefore, your new rule is REJECTED as lacking uniqueness and must be moved in the rejection topic forthwith!  ;D

Dale

You're a cruel man, Dale - but I think everyone knew that already.  ;D
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Re: One of a kind
« Reply #29 on: February 04, 2012, 08:39:18 PM »
There are several anchors on coins, but how about rudders? Italy, 5 lire.

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