I haven't done a contest in 2.5 years - Name this "coin"

Discussion in 'Contests' started by Bedford, Feb 26, 2013.

  1. xGAJx

    xGAJx Happy

    The Ultimate Inter-Galactic Medal of (obverse picture of Hal F3not of the Galactic Coporate Universal Space-Army)
    battle in the succesfull space war against the Mortors for ownership of the X395%^& Wormhole.


    If I would choose, I want the BU 1oz ASE
     
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  3. mrweaseluv

    mrweaseluv Supporter! Supporter

    Name this "coin"

    I Baptise it "Bob"!
     
  4. GDJMSP

    GDJMSP Numismatist Moderator

    You better be lookin over your shoulder - all the time ;)
     
  5. KoinJester

    KoinJester Well-Known Member

    Van Gogh's self portrait
    Mystery box
     
  6. LFCfan

    LFCfan Member

    An 1893 commemorative coin celebrating Edvard Munch's "The Scream" with the obverse showing a portrait of Munch's famous model, and the reverse a portrait of Munch himself.

    Thanks for the contest, if win (unlikely) I would choose the BU 2013 Silver American Eagle 1 OZ Silver
     
  7. miedbe7

    miedbe7 Wayward Collector

    The coin is named a Tsouka for the following obvious reason:

    tsoukacoin.jpg

    I would like a 2013 ASE if I win and thanks for the contest!!
     
  8. ziggy9

    ziggy9 *NEC SPERNO NEC TIMEO*

    That coin was actually accidently dropped by Zectar the Grey Alien who was sent here as an advance scout for his race's invading forces.
    some of you know what I am talking about...

    Mystery box

    My second choice was Doug's picture, but not his baby pic, its his pic from his 1000th birthday....
     
  9. medoraman

    medoraman Supporter! Supporter

    That is a very nice example of an AE double derriere of Archelous II, also known as Archelous of the great wind, AKA Archelous the Farter. Known far and wide for his gastronimic gluttony and lactose intolerance, it was said this great leader could clear a tent faster than any one before or since.

    He capitalized on his father's legacy of discomfort by taking it to a much higher level. Foreign leaders would shower his kingdom with gifts, brides, promises of military support, anything to keep Archelous from coming to visit their city and stinking up the place. He expanded his Kingdom on windy days. Any kingdom unfortunate enough to be downwind from his quickly agreed to whatever terms were proposed.

    He was married to Phoebe the unfortunate, but it really was a misnomer since luckily, (for her), she was born without a sense of smell. Her offspring, unfortunately, were not, and she had two sons. The first was Henry the weepy eyed, the second Jonathan the Nose Holder. Unfortunately Henry could not long tolerate living in their home, and accidentally drowned himself holding his head under water to avoid the stench. Jonathan later inherited the kingdom after Archelous accidently asphyxiated himself by staying in an outhouse too long, and depriving himself of oxygen.

    The picture of Archelous looks strange due to his condition. Have you ever inflated and deflated a balloon over and over? Do that to a man, and you will have a man looking just like Archelous looked, completely deflated.

    The reverse of this piece is of utmost importance. It shows a wedge of cheese, a stack of broccoli, and a kettle of baked beans. Its the first pictorial depiction of weapons of mass destruction. The sight of such a coin, being issued by Archelous II, let everyone know far and wide the terrible, terrible wrath they would have to endure if they crossed this great King. It is said women, children, and weak men would faint at the very sight of this coin.

    Yours is in wonderful condition. Unfortunately the mint was in the King's castle, and the putrid, toxic air usually caused these coins to corrode horribly even before they were released to the public. Yours must have been smuggled out in the clothes of a victim to the air or buried immediately in the ground after striking.

    Mystery box if I win please. :)
     
  10. Geod

    Geod Member

    This is a perfect "Alien Bust"

    ASE for me

    Thanks for the contest.
     
  11. green18

    green18 Unknown member Sweet on Commemorative Coins Supporter

  12. GDJMSP

    GDJMSP Numismatist Moderator

    Guido may come visit you Ziggy - he takes care of my light work ;)
     
  13. dmott88

    dmott88 Coin Slinger

    Oh.. Geez! Can't you all read the text on the coin?

    It says "Take me to your pocket."

    Non-Capped Alien Bust Coin.

    Great example of this extremely rare out of this world specimen.

    Thanks for sharing.



    ASE Please.
     
  14. tdogchristy90

    tdogchristy90 Dieu et les Dames

    It's a trap! -admiral Akbar

    ASE please.

    Thanks.
     
  15. Dennis68

    Dennis68 Member

    Well,I think I see a breast, so I'm gonna go with ancient alien peep show,or brothel token..maby that's what the pyramids were. ASE please. Thanks for the contest.
     
  16. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    This is the first contest I've entered because I've never had anything I felt that I could really contribute to but...
    As soon as I saw it I thought of the Nemesis from Resident Evil. These are the coins that the Umbrella Corporation would have minted had they taken complete control of Raccoon City. Also this coin is going to haunt my dreams tonight. Thank you for that.
    RE3-Art.jpg
    Oh and in the complete off chance that I win I'm gonna have to go with "The Mystery Box". It's soo....mysterious :) Thanks for the contest!
     
  17. Bedford

    Bedford Lackey For Coin Junkies

    The MYSTERY BOX clue for Wednesday night is ......

    Crabby snacks and homemades.

    Thanks for all the entries-
     
  18. coingeek12

    coingeek12 Collect all the nickels!

    your post shall haunt my dreams.
     
  19. cmilladoo

    cmilladoo Keepin it Real

    I am going to channel my "inner bobo" which is that guy from the finding bigfoot show on the animal planet and say what he always says when someone says they don't know what they are looking at....."I know what it was....it was a squatch!".....so there you go, it is an "out of this world" squatch dollar!!!
     
  20. Rassi

    Rassi #GoCubs #FlyTheW #WeAreGood

    If you're a fan of Doctor Who, you'll know this is a coin commemorating "The Silence"....

    I'll choose the ASE please if I win.

    thank you!
     
  21. Paddy54

    Paddy54 Hey brother can you spare a half dime?

    paul.jpg That my Friend is a" Paultoonie" eh? a two dollar out of this world coin.... used for paying parking meters in a many a galaxy! I'll take the mystery box Thanks for the contest :)
     
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