Monday, June 16, 2008

Europe Taler 2008: World's Largest Silver Coin Revealed

The world’s largest silver coin, the Europe Taler 2008, was revealed at the 2008 European Championship of Football in Austria and Switzerland and will soon be on display at the Hall of Tirol, Austria.

Weighing in at 20.08kg with a diameter of 36cm, the coin portrays important people from the last 500 years within its hexagonal patterns resembling a football.

Historical imagery on the coin includes: Martin Luther, for his . . .

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