what if there is a nuclear war?

Discussion in 'US Coins Forum' started by mrbrklyn, Oct 21, 2012.

  1. FE21

    FE21 Member

    Heck, if nuclear war erupts, the numismatic premium on everything we have will be burned away with us...

    Food can collecting may be the way to go...
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  3. lonegunlawyer

    lonegunlawyer Numismatist Esq.

    I'll go with beer cans myself. I just love the artwork on some.
  4. areich

    areich America*s Darling

    Chocolate coins?
  5. doug444

    doug444 STAMPS and POSTCARDS too!

    "Another method is to wrap a cardboard box in... aluminum foil."

    Wait a minute - we need that aluminum foil to make helmets.

    #372 Tin Foil Helmet.jpg

  6. longnine009

    longnine009 Most Exalted Excellency Supporter

    I'll coat my coins with sunblock spf 15 trillion.
  7. longnine009

    longnine009 Most Exalted Excellency Supporter

    Grading disagreements will be settled in Thunderdome.
  8. mrbrklyn

    mrbrklyn New Member

    you can just pack it in mud.
  9. longnine009

    longnine009 Most Exalted Excellency Supporter

    WOW!!!! Blast white! Must see!!!!
  10. longnine009

    longnine009 Most Exalted Excellency Supporter

    Or find an elementry school wooden desk somewhere and
    crawl under it with my coins.
  11. mrbrklyn

    mrbrklyn New Member

    no - you would need to sandbag the walls. Look, if your right under a bomb, in the urban areas, then not much can help you. Not even Doug. But the government doesn't care about urban areas anyway. If your in the perfered zones, like the suburbs, with a few precautions you can both save your coins and be rid of the urban areas.
  12. longnine009

    longnine009 Most Exalted Excellency Supporter

    We can get rid of the urban areas by sending
    them hurricanes. :eek:
  13. Ripley

    Ripley Senior Member

    Neat, but I still like my ducks to glow in the dark, easier to find them in that way !!! :foot-mouth:
  14. longnine009

    longnine009 Most Exalted Excellency Supporter

    Oh I forgot that part about holding your arms over your
    head just in case the concrete ceiling falls on the desk.
    Now how am I suppose to clutch my coins doing that?

    You know what that kid's thinking?
    "Maybe they should watch reefer madness." :p
  15. Treashunt

    Treashunt The Other Frank

    who cares?

    another important thread
  16. areich

    areich America*s Darling

    I care. Its not that anything going on here will reshape the world as we know it, will it Frank. Some just get wrapped up in their own self importance, and lose any kind of perspective.
  17. mrbrklyn

    mrbrklyn New Member

    He lives in a preferred location, so for Frank it doesn't matter that much. If NYC is nuked, Franks coins are perfectly safe out in Suffolk County.
  18. areich

    areich America*s Darling

    how do you know that?
  19. jjack

    jjack Captain Obvious

    Melt the coins make a golden gun with silver bullets...
  20. lonegunlawyer

    lonegunlawyer Numismatist Esq.

    First, and foremost, you would need protection from the blast and fallout. Once that is accomplished, then all else in order of supplies, then coins (assuming you still want them after a nuclear war).
  21. mrbrklyn

    mrbrklyn New Member

    what is life worth without collectable coins. Of course I want them.
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