Keynes, Biden, and Dr. Evil on the $1 Trillion Coin
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January 9, 2013 - 4:23pm
We asked for your spectacular $1 trillion coin designs, and you answered! From Dr. Evil to John Maynard Keynes, Slate readers came through. Here are our favorite examples.
This hand-drawn coin by Theo Wallace reads like a great editorial cartoon.
Jim Sparks’ Joe Biden coin gave us a funny feeling inside.
Larry Summers Riding a Robot Unicorn, emailed by reader Maija Urrelo.
John Maynard Keynes got lots of love—we particularly like this version by Robert Jones, with its very appropriate obverse copy.
The Charmin corporate Twitter account got in on it with a surprisingly trenchant commentary on the disposability of American currency.
“In honor of our fiscal debate jumping the shark,” writes reader Jay Lewis.
Chris Gelke’s design is simple, iconic, and sort of perfect.
The advantage of minting Robert Rand’s Bill Gates coin is that the subject might actually be able to afford to b...
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