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Top Ten Little-Known Special Features of the New Dollar Coin
(submitted by gurdip2k
It glows in the dark, thanks to its spent plutonium content.
It has an e-mail address.
If rubbed with sandpaper, you will find out they are really just refurbished Susan B Anthony dollars.
Instead of the tired old "E pluribus Unum" slogan, fresh new cultural catch-phrases minted into circulation every 6 months, or coinciding with every new Jim Carrey movie, which comes first.
(Sweet potata pie!)
If you carefully scrape off the image of Sacajawea, you can find an image of Alan Greenspan underneath.
To deter counterfeiting, the front and back of the coins have been swapped.
Twenty four of them will buy you Manhattan.
There's a stamp on the back the says "Made in Taiwan."
When combined with all fifty state quarters, it can be used to summon Captain Metalloid!.
It will work in most vending machines in place of a quarter.
(Ackhack, DaveA, Ross)
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