Artistic Coin Design Around The World
1. 3D Money ~ Somalia
This odd-shaped coins are made by the Somali state. Each of these coins has $1 value and represents the nature elements.
2. The Battle of Grunwald ~ Palau
Country of Palau is a former German colony. These coins are made to commemorate 600 years Battle of Grunwald. The coins are silver plated, each with its own shape, color and unique images.
3. Expensive Motorbikes ~ Somalia
Again, Somalia issues unique coins which shapes like real motorcycles. And still there are other unique coins issued by Somalia with car and guitar shapes.
4. Coin with Actual Piece of Concorde Heat Shield in it ~ Tristan da Cunha
To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the first test flight of Concorde supersonic aircraft, the island of Tristan da Cunha issues 5 Pounds coins with a picture of Queen Elizabeth on the front. And on the back there is a picture of Concorde supersonic aircraft which had landed on the island.
5. Coin with Ocean Scent – Smelly Surfer ~ Palau
These are the most unique coins. Apart from the unique color, these coins are also called "heaven scent". If you rub this coin you can really smell the aroma of coin which likes sun, beaches and tropical sea breeze! Coins are issued in 2010 in limited quantity: 2500 pieces only.
6. Genuine Pearl ~ Palau
Another unique coins from Palau with sea shell pictures which are made of genuine sea shells and coins are made of sterling silver.
7. Yellow Crystal Elsa ~ Sierra Leone
These coins are made to commemorate 100 years birth of a well known author Joe Adamson, with the lion taken from one of his award-winning academy awards is engraved in yellow crystals.
8. Blue Crystal and Silver Turtle ~ British Indian Ocean Territory
These coins are issued by the British Indian Ocean Territory. Turtle picture is engraved into the blue crystal and surrounded by a sterling silver ring with a picture of Queen Elizabeth and a collection of images that show the development of a turtle. British Indian Ocean Territory is also known as the Chagos Islands, and is one of the joint military exercise areas for United Kingdom and the United States.
9. Prism Sunbirds ~ Togo
These 100 Frank coins are illustrated with honey-sucking birds and the bird pictures are made of diamonds.
10. Cloisonné Blue Pansy ~ Cook Islands
These coins come from the Cook Islands with very rare blue Cloisonné.
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