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Coin quiz!

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While sorting through our change jar, I found coins in 12 different currencies. How many of the countries can you identify? (Click for full size.)



Bonus question: which of these coins is worth most? least? :-)




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May. 27th, 2010 07:26 am (UTC)
Yes indeed, that's 10 Central African CFA. We got it in 2007, so I guess the new coins hadn't hit Gabon yet.

The Qatari coin is 20 dirhams, not 25. :-)

The Turkish coin is indeed 100,000 old lira, worth 6 cents.

You're right about the most and least valuable, but the *second* most valuable one is actually the brass-and-nickel one, which is 10 Moroccan dirhams (worth $1.13). The Arabic indeed says المملكة المغربية (Kingdom of Morocco) on the left, but it's hard to tell in this picture.
zahariel
May. 27th, 2010 10:31 am (UTC)
I was SURE it was 20, but I found MANY sources that insisted it was 25 and there had never been 20 dirham coins.

http://www.chiefacoins.com/Database/Countries/Qatar.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qatari_riyal

Since that one's no older than 2006 (it has the new Qatari emblem) it should say the amount in normal numbers on the back. Now I'm curious!

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