Illusion of Value

Illusion of Value

It costs more to make a penny than it’s worth. The materials, manufacturing, and distribution add up to 1.5 cents for each cent, and at an estimated 13 billion pennies made each year, the mint loses almost $200 million a year on them.

For Flickr Friday’s “Illusion” and Macro Mondays’ “Copper” challenges.

Eye of the Beholder

Eye of the Beholder

Coyote is sure he’s a beauty.

Collector’s coin of Coyote from the Gunnerkrigg Court web comic by Tom Siddell. It shows Coyote’s eye and grin over the surface of the moon, which has Annie’s fingerprint on it.

For Flickr Friday’s “Adage” and Macro Mondays’ “Eye of the Beholder” challenges on Flickr.