Art Posted February 12, 2006 Report Share Posted February 12, 2006 From an ad in Coinworld: World's First Electric CoinOffical relaese commemorates the 125th Anniversay of Thomas Edison's light bulb. Squeeze the coin between your thumb and index finger and the coin actually light up! - Legal tender commemorative coin of Niue ... So where and what is Niue? From the CIA Factbook: Niue's remoteness, as well as cultural and linguistic differences between its Polynesian inhabitants and those of the rest of the Cook Islands, have caused it to be separately administered. The population of the island continues to drop (from a peak of 5,200 in 1966 to about 2,150 in 2005), with substantial emigration to New Zealand, 2,400 km to the southwest Location: Oceania, island in the South Pacific Ocean, east of Tonga Geographic coordinates: 19 02 S, 169 52 W Map references: Oceania Area: total: 260 sq km land: 260 sq km water: 0 sq km Area - comparative: 1.5 times the size of Washington, DC An electric coin -- wow!!!! Want more info ? --- click here. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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