Super Mario Foreign Coin Collection -

Discussion in 'World Coins' started by paddyman98, Jun 20, 2019.

  1. paddyman98

    paddyman98 No Common Cents! Supporter

    Hi all,
    Welcome to my 23,000th post celebration!
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    Today I want to share a special foreign (non US) coin collection. A tenant at the building I work at started a special collection of these coins from each employee. Since the office manager knew I was a coin collector she asked me if I wanted to search through them. Here are some of the most interesting I found in the bunch..
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    Oh.. Why Super Mario?.. Because of the container it is collected in.
    Click to enlarge and see Mario!
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  3. paddyman98

    paddyman98 No Common Cents! Supporter

    These were my favorite from all of them
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  4. Dave M

    Dave M Francophiliac

    That's a nice pile o coins! I wonder what percentage of a random assembly like that is still currently exchangeable currency.
     
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  5. R_rabbit

    R_rabbit Well-Known Member

    :)
    Congratulations on your 23,000 post!
    Amazing coins,very cool!
    I like the Suomen coin with the lion sticking out his tongue.

    Even Luigi would be jealous !;)
     
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  6. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Well-Known Member

    Not sure I understand what you mean. She collects coins from foreign workers?
     
  7. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Well-Known Member

    Oh, and congrats on your 23,000th post.
     
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  8. paddyman98

    paddyman98 No Common Cents! Supporter

    Haha! Each employee brings in any foreign coins they have at home to donate to the Mario container :hilarious:
     
  9. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Well-Known Member

    Oh, I see.
     
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  10. Autoturf

    Autoturf Well-Known Member

    crappy place to work if you have to donate your coins. lol Just kidding Paddy. Cool looking coins for sure.
     
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  11. paddyman98

    paddyman98 No Common Cents! Supporter

    Oh I forgot to show this coin..
    I like the way the numerals 2 and 0 blend together
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  12. NLL

    NLL Well-Known Member

    Congrats on hitting 23,000 posts! I still am trying to hit 2,000.
     
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