Halfbakery: Merchandise
Halfbakery Coin   (+16, -1)  [vote for, against]
Breads or tails?

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]

"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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