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1. This coin has a picture of a woman on the obverse and on the reverse a sail boat and the amount "ten cents". This coin is nearly pure (99.9%) nickel and could be spent at a hockey game. From which country is this coin?
2. This coin is very light since it was made of aluminum. On the obverse is a plow and on the reverse is the number 10. I have heard that it is ten lire and could have been spent on a bus ride in Rome. From which country was this coin?
3. This bill was issued in the 1970s. The denomination is 50 zlotych and the front has a man in military uniform. I could spend this on lunch in Warsaw. From which country was this bill?
4. This coin has an animal called an echidna on one side, near the number 5. The other side has a picture of a woman. This coin is mostly (75%) copper with some (25%) nickel and could be spent in the purchase of a boomerang. From which country is this coin?
5. This bill has a man with a mustache on the front - just visible in this picture. This bill is from the 1990s and has a denomination of 10 nuevo pesos. I could use this if I spent the day in Tijuana. From which country is this bill?
6. This coin looks similar to another I have - the man on each looks the same, but one is named Baudowijn and one is named Baudouin. I don't think they are twins. This coin and the other are each denominated 1 franc and I might have used them purchasing a box of chocolates. In which country could I have used these coins?
7. This coin has a simple but elegant design. There is a harp on one side and a stag on the other. It had a value of one pound (spelled on the coin as "punt" and I might have used if I wanted to purchase some Waterford crystal. In which country could I have used this coin?
8. This bill was worth 500 cruzados and was issued in 1986. The writing on it looks Spanish - no, wait, it's Portuguese. I might have used it when I was visiting Sao Paulo. From which country did this currency come?
9. This bill was worth 100 pesetas and was issued in 1965. A portrait of G. A. Becquer is on the front. I might have used this bill to pay for admission to The Prado or another attraction in Madrid. From which country did this bill come?
10. This coin has a value of ten cents. A woman's bust is on the front and a Maori mask is on the back. The good news is that I could use it whether I was on North Island or South Island. From which country did I get this coin?
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