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WEEK 476 Have A Great Weekend!

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Guest Corey M

Q. What country pictured the solar system as the design of a note and why was this design chosen?

 

 

Good luck everyone & have a great weekend!

 

Our first place winner will receive a coupon for 1 note graded under the Standard grading tier. (You must have an active account with PMG, call PMG for details) There will also be a runner up prize given to a randomly selected player with the correct answer.

 

 

REMINDER: The Numisma-Quest ends on Saturday at midnight EST. Entries after that time will not be valid. See the Trivia info post for more details.

 

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Romania 2,000 Lei

 

In celebration of the total solar eclipse of August 11, 1999, the National Bank of Romania (BNR) decided to issue a commemorative two thousand Romanian lei banknote.

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This was the last total eclipes of the millenium and visible across Southern Romania. The Denomination of 2000 was chosen to reflect the upcoming year "2000"

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I think it was the 1990 Swiss 10 Frank note, which had a space capsule and the solar system on the back and an image of famed Swiss astronomer and physicist Leonhard Euler on the face.

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Guest Corey M

Q.What country pictured the solar system as the design of a note and why was this design chosen?

 

A. Romania – Because the last solar eclipse of the millennium was most visible from Romania.

 

Great job everyone and congratulations to our winner rtpjr and our runner up dan8402.

 

Don't forget to stop by this Friday for NGC's question!

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