Neatorama Posts Tagged "Coins"
The Story Behind a Hoard of Gold Double Eagle Coins a Man Found Buried in His Back Yard

Image: Portable Antiquities SchemeA man named Tere...  ...rainbow. A treasure of 80 gold U.S. Double Eagle coins with dates ranging from 1854 to 1913 were in the...  ...refugee from Germany, was a banker who placed the coins in a bank vault just prior to World War II. In 19...  ..., Martin's brother, a citizen o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/14/The-Story-Behind-Hoard-of-Gold-Double-Eagle-Coins-a-Man-Found-Buried-in-His-Back-Yard/
Love Tokens: How Victorians Fell in Love With Pocket Change...

Back when war, ocean travel, or prison sentences m...  ...time, they left each other with love tokens -real coins sanded down and engraved with names and sentiment...  ...00s, wood-type engravers turned to hand-engraving coins as a way to survive. By 1870s, their elaborate, b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/10/Love-Tokens-How-Victorians-Fell-in-Love-With-Pocket-Change/
Panhandling Birds...

[http://youtu.be/YBlxRoDXVr8] (YouTube link)It was...  ...ney! In China, these birds are happy to take your coins and deposit them in the bank -and their owners do...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/10/Panhandling-Birds/
Model Ship Built out of Coins

Sergei Nikolayev Knurov, a chef in Ukraine, built...  ...ling frigate. The 30-pound hull is made of 17,000 coins held together with a silicate glue. The sails are...  ...Oddity Central, Knurov used mostly 2 and 10 kopek coins and 25 5-hryvnia banknotes.Knurov and his wife, A...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/21/Model-Ship-Built-out-of-Coins/
Solve This Pzzlr: Three Coins

Neatorama presents our collaboration with Pzzlr, a...  ...in. Can you solve this one?A teacher places three coins in front of her student: 1 copper, 1 silver, and...  ...e a true statement, you will be given one of the coins . But if your statement proves to be false, you w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/08/Solve-This-Pzzlr-Three-Coins/
Artist Paints Tiny Pop Culture Portraits on Coins

The JokerWolverineTuranga LeelaLion-OHarvey BirdmanBrazilian designer Andre Levy adds a flew splashes of paint to turn politicians and heroes from around the world into pop culture characters.I would love to read a Decla...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/18/Artist-Paints-Tiny-Pop-Culture-Portraits-on-Coins/
Brainteaser: Pocket Change...

(Image credit: Flickr user Peter Gerdes)"Brian," s...  ...my pocket, you can have it. All but three of the coins are quarters. All but three are dimes. All but th...  ...41 cents in his pocket. Old Jay was holding four coins , one of each denomination. The article above was...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/19/Brainteaser-Pocket-Change/
10 Lesser-Known U.S. Coins

In the history of the United States, plenty of coins and monetary denominations have come and gone. Ju...  ...worth the same as a Sacajawea! Each of the bygone coins has a story behind it. Have you ever heard of the...  ...uarters were already well-established.Some of the coins...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/08/10-Lesser-Known-US-Coins/
A Coin Rolling on a Treadmill for an Hour...

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n7GN_FXgmaE](Video Link)Can you stand the excitement?! YouTube member Parker Reed created this thrilling video. Click on Continue reading for spoilers. Courtesy of YouTube member pirouli r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/16/Coin-Rolling-on-a-Treadmill-for-an-Hour/
Guitar Picks Made from Coins

Are you ready to rock hard--at least as hard as a...  ...tin and Stephanie can help. They cut and shape US coins into fully functional guitar picks. They're avail...  ...ctional guitar picks. They're available as common coins , such as quarters and Sacagawea dollars, or antiq...  ...uch as quarters and Sacagawea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/07/Guitar-Picks-Made-from-Coins/




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