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(Hurriyet Daily News)   Britain hopes its new 12-sided, £1 coin will "deter counterfeiters." Because counterfeiters usually spend their time trying to perfectly replicate the lowest-value form of a given currency then churning it out in quantities that would fill a rail car   ( divider line
    More: Asinine, Britain, Britain hopes, enhancers, UK Treasury, coins  
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2014-03-19 11:20:31 AM  
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You want to tell if a coin is counterfeit or not?  Just pull off the foil wrapper and look at the chocolate inside.  If it has white chalkiness around the edges, it's either old or a low-quality knockoff.
2014-03-19 10:41:00 AM  
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Aw. I saw 12-sided and was hoping for something more like this:
2014-03-19 11:40:56 AM  
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dkendr: Is that the 1-pound or 1-penny coin?  The article doesn't make clear.

It is a one pound penny coin.
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