Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Halfbakery Coin

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A commemorative coin with a bun on one side and a fishbone on the other.

It could be a 50 cent coin but I think a 50 pence would be better as it is pleasingly 7-sided. It should however be refered to as a half-pound. The US version could have the nicer name of a half-buck.

Aletnatively if we wanted it to be a uniquely useful coin it could be worth 99 cents/pence

The perimeter could have either a latin phrase or something like the English pound coin "standing on the shoulders of pedants"

marklar, Sep 26 2007

99 pence piece 99_20pence_20piece
[hippo, Sep 26 2007]

Bakery Bucks Bakery_20Bucks
Redundant? [RayfordSteele, Sep 26 2007]

Some of the variety of arcade tokens https://www.google....&sqi=2&ved=0CC4QsAQ
As indicated in an annotation. [Vernon, Jan 16 2015]

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       "carpe demi" is nearly a Latin phrase.
hippo, Sep 26 2007
  

       sp: 9-sided
po, Sep 26 2007
  

       "¿Dondé esta mi cabeza?"   

       EDIT: Damn, no entities?
shapu, Sep 26 2007
  

       "A penny for your thoughts"
DrCurry, Sep 26 2007
  

       'aletnatively,' we could make two hundred slugs with a small emblem stamped on them and try to pass them out only to have them sit and gather dust under our beds.
k_sra, Sep 26 2007
  

       "In Halfbaked Intelligence We Trust"
quantum_flux, Nov 18 2007
  

       Call it a half penny?
popbottle, Jan 16 2015
  

       There are different types of "tokens" (about the size of a US quarter-dollar) used by arcade machines. It is a way that operators are encouraging people to spend more money on the machines; they have token- dispensers that only accept $1 and $5 bills, and give you 4 tokens for the dollar, and ONLY tokens for your dollar, so you sort-of have to spend them all on the arcade machines.   

       Anyway, there are lots of token-designs out there. Somebody makes them. It ought to be possible to find that out, and commission a run of HB tokens/coins.
Vernon, Jan 16 2015
  

       You could get it 3D printed. I've been designing coins with things on already. The down-side is that they're of the order of $20, if you want them in metal.
I might make one.
Loris, Jan 16 2015
  

       [Loris], consider 3-printing the stamping die for the tokens.
Vernon, Jan 16 2015
  

       I cut a circle of cardboard out of a breakfast cereal box. A bit of magic marker. And Viola... I got me a half baked vote determiner.
popbottle, Jan 18 2015
  

       I could get them cast for about a fiver each?
david_scothern, Jan 19 2015
  
      
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