Collectible coins and paper money can serve as a window to bygone historical eras, as well as provide a novel way to commemorate an event. Groupon stocks an ever-rotating supply of cash-based
that appeals to any numismatist. Whether you're shopping for a gift for the history buff in the family or need the perfect pop-culture keepsake, you can find what you're looking for by expanding the menu on the left-hand side of the screen.
There are basically two types of historic coins—the kind of
individual commemorative coins
that record history as it's happening, and the kind that actually hails from historic eras. On Groupon, you can find both. Specially minted coins featuring current and past presidents can be found alongside coins from the past, such as buffalo nickels and Indian head pennies.
Precious metal coins
ups the value of these pieces with plating materials such as silver and gold.
Pop Culture Pieces
is easy to convert into pop art pieces. Groupon offers a plethora of colorful transformations, including signed $2 bills decorated in
, or baseball themes.
are another great place to find icons of culture, such as a spread of young Elvises on half-dollars. Quite often,
pay tribute to heroes such as Muhammad Ali.