Saud Carolina!

Discussion in 'US Coins Forum' started by JayAg47, May 22, 2021.

  1. JayAg47

    JayAg47 Well-Known Member

    This South Carolina state quarter reminds me of Saudi Arabia! idixpdvqov351.png
     
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  3. eddiespin

    eddiespin Fast Eddie

    Hey that’s some observation! Lol!
     
  4. Randy Abercrombie

    Randy Abercrombie Supporter! Supporter

    Hey, hey!!! LOL…. I never noticed that before. That is eerily similar.
     
  5. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    And now I will never be able to unsee it.
     
  6. eddiespin

    eddiespin Fast Eddie

    Now you got me too. Did you have to say that? :)
     
  7. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    And you thought the Mint had new ideas.
     
  8. Robidoux Pass

    Robidoux Pass Well-Known Member

    Wow! @JayAg47, you are very perceptive. As someone who collects Saudi coins, I enjoyed seeing the comparison. There is nothing new in this world!
     
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  9. physics-fan3.14

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    To be fair, we've been using the Palmetto as our state symbol since the Revolutionary War.
     
  10. willieboyd2

    willieboyd2 First Class Poster

    Both places have palm trees.

    :)
     
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  11. Mr.Q

    Mr.Q Well-Known Member

    Those two crossed swords look like they are going to cut the palm tree down. You have a very keen eye, thanks for sharing them.
     
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  12. micbraun

    micbraun coindiccted Supporter

    I was asked if I believe that people are bored during the pandemic? I said no. After reading through this thread I’d say Yes, absolutely :-D
     
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  13. MrDSmith

    MrDSmith Senior Member Supporter

    Currently in Riyadh. Now I can't unsee it, haha.
     
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  14. MrDSmith

    MrDSmith Senior Member Supporter

    I'm a Saudi coin fan myself. Any recent pickups?
     
  15. ripple

    ripple Active Member

    Yet another reason, along with the racism and low education standards, to feel humiliated about being from here.
     
  16. physics-fan3.14

    physics-fan3.14 You got any more of them.... prooflikes? Supporter

    Why would I feel humiliated to be from South Carolina because my state is roughly triangular? That's like saying you're ashamed of Florida because its a peninsula and looks like a wiener. Makes absolutely no sense at all.
     
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  17. ripple

    ripple Active Member

    I wasn’t referring to the shape or size. I enjoy the weather and the outdoors.
     
  18. Randy Abercrombie

    Randy Abercrombie Supporter! Supporter

    Look, places are like families. There is no such thing as a perfect example. We do have a beautiful state here. After being all over the world I chose to make this state home because of the heart and soul I feel that exists here. No such thing as a perfect place. It is what you make of it….. However the gnats really stink….
     
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  19. ripple

    ripple Active Member

    The mosquitoes could be the state bird too. I agree that this is generally a good place, I’ve stayed here for 50 years, but there’s a lot to be concerned about. Looking at the state stats on corruption in police depts, education, and our history is pretty depressing to be honest. Being rural does have its peaceful perks tho.
     
  20. eddiespin

    eddiespin Fast Eddie

    I've always loved South Carolina. Many vacations there. I hated every time we had to leave. First time I ever had hot boiled peanuts and goat milk fudge, too, and can't say I didn't like it! Ran up on the vendor right on the roadside. :)
     
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  21. Randy Abercrombie

    Randy Abercrombie Supporter! Supporter

    History is just that. History…. And we have a rich and diverse history here. Frankly, that was my main attraction to the state. No, it isn’t all a proud history, but it all works together to make us who we are. Heck, there are parts of my history that I am not proud of, but I know it all worked together to make me the person that I am now.
     
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