Saturday, February 13, 2010

Mint spells country’s name wrong on coins

Chile - On the 2008 batch of 50 peso coins, which are worth about 6p, the country’s name was misspelt. Instead of C-H-I-L-E, the coins had C-H-I-I-E stamped on them, the BBC reports. If that wasn’t bad enough, no one noticed the spelling mistake until late 2009. The general manager of the mint has been fired. ---...More

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