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eppur_se_muova

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Tue Aug 22, 2023, 09:50 AM Aug 2023

Something I didn't know existed -- potty coins.

Silver coins are soft enough to be sculpted by small hand tools, and some men made a pastime of modifying the faces and figures from the originals to something a little less dignified -- as in these depictions of Lady Liberty on the chamberpot.

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hobo_nickel

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Something I didn't know existed -- potty coins. (Original Post) eppur_se_muova Aug 2023 OP
I laughed til I cried--really. Thank You! cyclonefence Aug 2023 #1
much fun at the link. mopinko Aug 2023 #2
Coin collectors call them Seated Liberty coins. Emile Aug 2023 #3
Coins like that will have to be banned from schools bucolic_frolic Aug 2023 #4
I never knew. You learn something new every day. Chainfire Aug 2023 #5
I thought this was going to be about pay toilets. milestogo Aug 2023 #6
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