Hubert Walker writes:
I'm sitting here, playing with the kids, and the weirdest question enters my head: how rare are bald people on coins? The U.S. features at least two, Ben Franklin and Dwight D. Eisenhower. If we're counting Franklin, then we should probably count the John Quincy Adams and Martin Van Buren presidential dollars. There are several balding presidents, but I'm talking about a full-on chrome dome. I don't know about world coins but I can't think of any off the top of my head. See what I did there? "Top of my head"?? I promise the puns will stop if your readers can tell me how rare a bald head is among the world's coinage.
Wow - I thought I'd already heard of every topical collecting specialty under the sun, but this is a new one on me. Why not? There must be quite a few examples out there among world coins, but I'm not sure where to start. Suggestions, readers?
Wayne Homren, Editor
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