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Started by <k>, April 29, 2012, 03:24:18 PM

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Fiji.  1 cent.  Tanoa. Communal serving bowl.

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Solomon Islands, 1 cent. Native food bowl.
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Colombia, 20 pesos, 1982.


Poporo Quimbaya.

Made around 300 B.C.

Its primary use was as a ceremonial device for chewing coca leaves during religious ceremonies.

Exhibited in the Gold Museum in Bogotá, Colombia.
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Egypt, 5 piastres, 1992.  Decorated vase.
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South Korea 200 Won 1970.JPG

South Korea, 200 Won, 1970.  Celadon vase, Koryo dynasty.
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United Arab Emirates, 1 dirham.   Arab coffee can.
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Guernsey 20p 1982~.jpg


Guernsey 20p 1982.jpg

Guernsey 1982 20p coin, featuring a milk can on the reverse.
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Malaysia, 20 sen, 1990.  Sirih and kapur container.
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Isle of Man, 2 pence, 1988. 

Traditional items of local craftwork, with a cup at the centre, against an outline of a Celtic stone cross.
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Malta#.jpg

Malta, 5 mils, 1972.  Earthen lampstand.

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Greek 10 lepta coin from 1912, depicting a little owl perched on an amphora.
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chrisild

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porzellan.jpg


And if you are not careful with your bowls (or, in this case, plates), the result may be something like this. :P

Christian

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USA 2009 Samoa Quarter.jpg

U.S.A., quarter dollar, 2009. 


The reverse design celebrates American Samoa.

It features the ceremonial items of an ava bowl, whisk and staff.
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Samoa, 1 tala, 2011.  This bowl is described as as kava bowl. 


Curious that the American Samoa bowl is described as an ava bowl.

Fiji, the Solomon Islands and Samoa all feature a bowl on their coins.
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Cook islands $2 1992.jpg

Cook Islands, 2 dollars. 

The reverse depicts a kumete, traditionally used to pound root foods such as arrowroot.
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