Pyramid coin a nightmare for pockets

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Pyramid


On the Isle of Man Scotland, the government has commissioned a three-sided coin to commemorate King Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs' exhibition at the O2 arena in London.

The copper coin which bears a portrait of the Queen and an image of Tutankhamun, is marketed by the Isle of Man's Post Office as "a unique gift" that is "a must for all Egyptologists" and costs £15 ($30).


On one side, it shows Tutankhamun, the teenage pharaoh who died 3,330 years ago, and on the other, a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II.

John Smith, the general manager of Pobjoy Mint, which is striking the coins, said he was "delighted to launch the first ever pyramid coin".

Mr Smith also added that no limit had been set on the number of coins that could be produced.

Link: Telegraph

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The Isle of Mann is a strange place where there is no speed limit and the people are called Manx, the cats have no tails and they used to speak a version of Geallic that had the smallest number of native speakers of any form of the language.

The TT is an insane bike rce and by far the most deadly.

It's capital is Douglas and it has it's own quasi parliament called the Tinwall.

Homosexuality was until very recently illegal and you could be birched (whipped with a abunch of Birch twigs)
for being gay.
The symbol is the triskelion

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triskelion

All in all a mighty strange place.

3 sided coins are pretty much the least of the weird.
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