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Started by <k>, June 14, 2019, 10:10:40 AM

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Norway 5 kroner 1995.jpg

Norway, 5 kroner, 1995.  Ring-a-roses.
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Cyprus, 1 pound, 1989. Save the Children.  Boys playing knucklebones.
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Malaysia, 5 sen, 1995.






A traditional spinning top, which is used in games and competitions.
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Malaysia 10 sen 1989.jpg

Malaysia, 10 sen, 1989. 

A congkak, a game of ancient Javanese origin.

It is played in Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei and Southern Thailand.
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Maldives, 20 rupees, 1979.  Skipping.
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Cayman Islands, $5, 1989.  Playing with toy boats.
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Fiji, $200, 1991.  Playing with a toy boat.
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Thailand 200 baht 1997.jpg

Thailand, 200 baht, 1997.  Knucklebones?
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Zambia, 10 kwacha, 1980.  Climbing bars.
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Malta, 5 pounds, 1981.  Hopscotch.
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chrisild

Don't have any images myself, but here is Kempelen's Chess Turk on a Hungarian 500 forint coin from 2002.

Still related to chess - this Russian 2 ruble coin honors the chess player Mikhail Chigorin.

And back to Hungary: A coin featuring and celebrating Rubik's Cube ...

Christian