Discussion in 'World Coins' started by mkivtt, Dec 24, 2012.
on it 0.o
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Kind of looks like the orb headed monster they would show each week during the credits at the end of Star Trek episodes.
Here is the most detailed hobo nickel in my collection:
And yes this is real! It almost looks like a drawing, hard to believe this was hand carved on a nickel! – This is the expert craftsmanship of Robert Morris, titled “Lost In The Blades”. :devil:
That is an amazing coin/art work!!
Pontos, Amisos AE30
Diameter: 29.7 mm
Weight: 19.1 grams
Obverse: Helmeted head of Athena
Reverse: Perseus, holding harpa in right hand, Medusa’s head in left and Medusa’s body at his feet
… yup, you don’t see too many coins with harpas and bloody heads anymore, eh?
Great Hobos!!! I love this cryptic one!
Belgian medalist, Jacques Wiener, 1815-1899, was probably best known for his (almost) 3-D depictions of many of the great European cathedrals, but he also executed several medals for various prisons. This medal was produced in 1873 and shows the layout of the Belgian prison at Arlon.
It must be the newborn son of Jabba the Hut.
and this is why you dont draw the front of a peinguin and put it on a coin.
I am quite disturbed...
I think we could all benefit by having the Reverend Pat Robertson explain to us what he sees in the coin! Bet he claims it's a commemorative recognizing Canada as the birthplace of pedophilia or some other highly enlightened explanation.
Odd, strange ... but I would not call it creepy. Guess this is one of those cases where a sculpture (in this case, "Owl Shaman with Goose") looks weird on a basically flat coin. This is the real thing so to say:
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