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To thwart counterfeiting, UK mint proposes new pound coin

A new 12-sided design has both covert and overt signs that make it easier to find fakes. But modernization only goes so far: the 766-year-old Trial of the Pyx tradition lives on to check the metals.

By Mar. 19, 2014

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Coin to strengthen security of all-in-one credit card

After reaching its crowdfunding campaign goal in only 40 minutes, the team behind Coin continues to take preorders and addresses its most-pressing criticisms.

By Nov. 20, 2013

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The evolution of Coin, the all-in-one credit card (pictures)

Coin lets users program an unlimited number of credit, debit, gift, and rewards cards into a single card device via an iOS and Android app.

8 Images By Nov. 14, 2013

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Bank on Coin as all-in-one credit card? It could cost you

commentary Mobile payments surely need sorting out. Coin's new polygot plastic can simplify a wallet, but its limited uses and non-rechargeable battery place a high cost on convenience.

By Nov. 18, 2013

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Mario coin converter gives answers for ailing economy

The real-world value of a coin from Mario's world has been determined, and it's worth more than an entire gold mine.

By Sep. 27, 2012

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Canada's newest coin glows in the dark

These collectible quarters featuring a dinosaur on one side will light up your pocket, but they cost $29.95 apiece.

By Apr. 11, 2012

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Gigantic coin achieves tilt-shift effect

Instead of "shrinking" a photography subject with special effects, design studio creates a massive 20:1 euro cent coin to make a subject appear small in comparison.

By Aug. 19, 2011

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Making coin at the U.S. Mint (photos)

Road Trip 2010: CNET reporter Daniel Terdiman gets a behind-the-scenes look at how U.S. coins are designed and produced.

26 Images By Jul. 8, 2010

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The end of the coin-operated laundry?

A new (almost) waterless washing machine promises to change the way we wash clothes.

By Jun. 10, 2008