Monday, August 29, 2011

Star Wars Coins Legal Tender in South Pacific Island

The tiny South Pacific nation of Niue will soon be accepting Star Wars coins as legal tender.

But don't count on anyone using them to buy a snack on the island (population: 1,311), which is linked to nearby New Zealand and recognizes Queen Elizabeth II as its sovereign.

Each coin will be minted with a fully colored image of Princess Leia, Luke Skywalker, C-3PO or . . .

Read more at: Los Angeles Times

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