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Computers on coins
« on: October 16, 2012, 06:56:50 PM »
Isle of Man, 50 pence, 1988.
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Re: Computers on coins
« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2012, 06:57:26 PM »
Ukraine, 2 hrvynia, 2005. 75th anniversary of the Kharkov Aviation Institute.
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« Reply #2 on: October 16, 2012, 06:58:08 PM »
Thailand, 10 baht, 1990.  Centenary of the Office of Comptroller General.
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Re: Computers on coins
« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2012, 06:58:31 PM »
Thailand, 2 baht, 1990.  Centenary of the Office of Comptroller General.
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Re: Computers on coins
« Reply #4 on: October 16, 2012, 06:59:18 PM »
Singapore, 2 dollars, 1997.
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Re: Computers on coins
« Reply #5 on: October 16, 2012, 06:59:45 PM »
Malta, 5 lira, 1997.
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Re: Computers on coins
« Reply #6 on: October 16, 2012, 07:15:58 PM »
San Marino, 20 lire, 1986.  Technological revolution.

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Re: Computers on coins
« Reply #7 on: October 16, 2012, 07:20:15 PM »
UK, 2 pounds, 1997. 

The reverse design of this standard circulation two pound coin represents technology through the ages. The central area symbolises the Iron Age and features decorative whorls that are familiar from ancient Celtic Art. Moving outwards from the centre, the second ring, with its series of cogs and wheels, represents the Industrial Revolution, which is said to have started in Britain. The third ring depicts the silicon chip, that symbol of the computer age and the technological revolution. Finally, at the edge of the coin, we see a symbolic representation of the Internet.

The design of this coin infamously contains an error: there are 19 gears in the cogwheel. An odd number of gears would not turn; only an even number of gears would work.
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« Reply #8 on: October 16, 2012, 07:20:33 PM »
Austria, 100 Schilling, 2000.   Computer chip.
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« Reply #9 on: October 18, 2012, 11:58:10 AM »
Ghana, 500 sika, 2003.  Prince William's 21st birthday.
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Re: Computers on coins
« Reply #10 on: July 15, 2017, 03:42:19 PM »
Isle of Man 1 crown 1995 km534

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If you're interested in coin variants please find some English documentation here:
https://sites.google.com/site/coinvarietiescollection/home
and in French on Michel's site (the presentations are not the same):
http://monnaiesetvarietes.esy.es/

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Re: Computers on coins
« Reply #11 on: July 15, 2017, 03:48:52 PM »
San Marino 10 000 lire 2001 km438

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If you're interested in coin variants please find some English documentation here:
https://sites.google.com/site/coinvarietiescollection/home
and in French on Michel's site (the presentations are not the same):
http://monnaiesetvarietes.esy.es/