Archive for the ‘Cool Stuff’ Category
You have to give Canada props for this amazing coin they made back in 2007. What a dream it would be to own this beauty. Enjoy!
This list of the most valuable coins in the world features coins that were actually sold and the prices that they realized. There are coins that are unique, housed in museums and will never be available for sale to the general public. Since these coins are considered “priceless” they are not included in this list of the world’s most valuable coins. All prices listed are in U.S. dollars and include any auction fees and commissions that were charged to the buyer.
The Super Bowl XLVIII coin toss will be made with a specially minted coin, which is then sent to the Pro Football Hall of Fame for display, other coins of the special series minted at the same time are sold to collectors. You can find NFL/Super Bowl coins all over the internet, but if you must have one, I would buy it right from The Official NFL Shop. Keep in mind these coins are fun to own, but will have little, if any investment value. According to NESN, this year’s ceremonial coin toss will include two of the best quarterbacks to ever play in a New York Stadium | Phil Simms and Joe Namath. Read on to see the heads or tails history of the Super Bowl coin toss.
In these ever tougher economic times, we hear lots of talk about how there are no real jobs, how its hard to make real money, whether we can expect a rise in real incomes and so on. Well, here’s a look at money that doesn’t even pretend to be real.
In the Star Trek universe, Federation credits are mentioned a few times as a unit of currency, but never actually seen. Sometimes it’s inferred that money itself is no longer used in the bright future overseen by the United Federation of Planets. On other occasions, some goods and services are said to cost a certain number of credits, while some alien planets seem to have their own monetary systems. Here’s an artist impression of what Federation currency might look like.