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Offline chrisild

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Fiji Pinky Yorky Puppy
« on: March 06, 2014, 12:38:48 PM »
Oh, I know you have all been waiting for this ... umm ... coin. Here is a Fiji $2 piece featuring a Yorkshire terrier dressed in pink. This shopping channel (product page in German) currently sells the 1 oz silver issue at a special price - only €199. Too expensive? Of course not. Think of the nice pink box it comes in ...

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Re: Fiji Pinky Yorky Puppy
« Reply #1 on: March 06, 2014, 08:08:07 PM »
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Re: Fiji Pinky Yorky Puppy
« Reply #2 on: March 06, 2014, 11:39:17 PM »
Like a clown's outfit. So tasteless it becomes funny.

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Re: Fiji Pinky Yorky Puppy
« Reply #3 on: March 06, 2014, 11:45:10 PM »
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Sorry... I was so lost for words with the tastelessness earlier I couldn't manage to write any.
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Fiji Pinky Yorky Puppy
« Reply #4 on: March 07, 2014, 06:16:21 PM »
Silly question but...Is it an official issue? Even if it is, it doesn't make it any better. If it's not, how can a private metal object use a country's CoA?



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Re: Fiji Pinky Yorky Puppy
« Reply #5 on: March 07, 2014, 06:20:23 PM »
Silly question but...Is it an official issue?

Aditya

I would presume so. Lots of countries issue stuff like this to earn money. Just look at the rubbish coming out of Australia and Canada in recent years.

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Re: Fiji Pinky Yorky Puppy
« Reply #6 on: March 07, 2014, 10:25:23 PM »
I would presume so. Lots of countries issue stuff like this to earn money. Just look at the rubbish coming out of Australia and Canada in recent years.

It annoys me that the Perth Mint issue such rubbish and are allowed to use this name>:( The real [Royal] Perth Mint closed many years ago.

Our Canberra Mint has a lot to answer for, but they are not quite as bad as the former.
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Re: Fiji Pinky Yorky Puppy
« Reply #7 on: March 08, 2014, 09:25:00 AM »
Usch.

We need the vomit smiley (Andyg will know which one I mean).

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Re: Fiji Pinky Yorky Puppy
« Reply #8 on: March 09, 2014, 09:32:45 AM »
Is it an official issue? Even if it is, it doesn't make it any better. If it's not, how can a private metal object use a country's CoA?

By contract. One party is a scrap metal dealer with access to a coin press (smdcp). The other party is a rep of Fiji. They agree that Fiji will make this legal tender and that smdcp may put whatever official tralala it can think of on the coin, including a denomination. In return, smdcp will pay an undisclosed amount, say 5% of the profits, to Fiji. It must be a ridiculously small amount or smdcp would have boasted how it is giving development aid.

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