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Making Money

Snazzy, no?
Check out the stylin’ new coins of the British Empire (via Ezra Klein’s blog). They can be put together like a puzzle to make the royal coat of arms, and look good on their own. Plus, the British have long gotten bonus points on their coinage for including non-circular shapes and varying widths to make them easily identifiable without looking.

I read once that the U.S. can’t use similar designs on their coins, because Big Vending Machine doesn’t want to have to redo all the machines. I probably should get a reference or double check that or something, but I’m not gonna. It’s the internet.

British Currency: ★★★★☆

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