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February 02, 2013, 11:25:02 PM
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i.e.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/3x-1BTC-Physical-Bitcoin-by-Casascius-BTC-universal-currency-coin-/221183442605?pt=US_World_Coins&hash=item337f8f7ead

Personally I think it would be pretty neat to own one.

Has anyone ever gotten a really good deal on one before? Also, what about paper notes?

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February 02, 2013, 11:34:47 PM
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Yeah, but Im bought them straight from
https://www.casascius.com/

Same coin, just a lot cheaper if you can pay with bitcoins.
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February 02, 2013, 11:50:30 PM
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That's pretty cool.

Are you doing it for the novelty of it, or are you doing it out of the idea that it will be worth a lot more in the future?

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February 03, 2013, 12:55:52 AM
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I own two 1BTC coins. My reasoning: well, I'm not entirely sure. Apart from the fact it is pretty neat to own one, and pretty to look at; they may one day be worth something, and it is, kind of, a risk free investment: you get the initial 1BTC back and a coin for just under a dollar/pound or so.

Also, it's makes for a portable, but risky is lost/stolen, savings 'account'.

I'm currently looking to buy a 10BTC silver coin. You invest in BTC and silver in one go.
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