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    MOC is auctioning off a MOC challenge Coin. I have donated the coin and any money made to MOC.

    Therewere very few of these coins made and futurecoins being minted is questionable. If new coins are minted they most likely will be minted with a 2010 date thereby making the 2009 coin very collectible as this is the year MOC became incorporated.

    Generaldet has opened the bidding at $20.

    Post your bids on this thread. Good luck.
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    Just another oportunity for Jerry to horde another coin!! :what:

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    An unverified account as to the history of the challenge coin.

    http://www.coinforce.com/challenge-coin-history.htm

    During World War 1, American volunteers from all parts of the country filled the newly formed flying squadrons. Some were wealthy scions attending colleges such as Yale and Harvard who quit in mid-term to join the war. In one squadron, a wealthy lieutenant ordered medallions struck in solid bronze and presented them to his unit. One young pilot placed the medallion in a small leather pouch that he wore about his neck.

    Shortly after acquiring the medallions, the pilots’ aircraft was severely damaged by ground fire. He was forced to land behind enemy lines and was immediately captured by a German patrol. In order to discourage his escape, the Germans took all of his personal identification except for the small leather pouch around his neck. In the meantime, he was taken to a small French town near the front. Taking advantage of a bombardment that night, he escaped. However, he was without personal identification.

    He succeeded in avoiding German patrols by donning civilian attire and reached the front lines. With great difficulty, he crossed no-man's land. Eventually, he stumbled onto a French outpost. Unfortunately, saboteurs had plagued the French in the sector. They sometimes masqueraded as civilians and wore civilian clothes. Not recognizing the young pilot's American accent, the French thought him to be a saboteur and made ready to execute him. He had no identification to prove his allegiance, but he did have his leather pouch containing the medallion. He showed the medallion to his would-be executioners and one of his French captors recognized the squadron insignia on the medallion. They delayed his execution long enough for him to confirm his identity. Instead of shooting him they gave him a bottle of wine.

    Back at his squadron, it became tradition to ensure that all members carried their medallion or coin at all times. This was accomplished through challenge in the following manner - a challenger would ask to see the medallion. If the challenged could not produce a medallion, they were required to buy a drink of choice for the member who challenged them. If the challenged member produced a medallion, then the challenging member was required to pay for the drink. This tradition continued on throughout the war and for many years after the war while surviving members of the squadron were still alive.



    1. RULES:
    A. The challenge is initiated by drawing your coin, holding it in the air by whatever means possible and state, scream, shout or otherwise verbally acknowledge that you are initiating a coin check. Another, but less vocal method is to firmly place it on the bar, table, or floor (this should produce an audible noise which can be easily heard by those being challenged, but try not to leave a permanent imprint). If you accidentally drop your coin and it makes an audible sound upon impact, then you have just "accidentally" initiated a coin check. (This is called paying the price for improper care of your coin.)

    B. The response consists of all those persons being challenged drawing their coin in a like manner.

    C. If you are challenged and are unable to properly respond, you must buy a round of drinks for the challenger and the group being challenged.

    D. If everyone being challenged responds in the correct manner, the challenger must buy a round of drinks for all those people they challenged.

    E. Failure to buy a round is a despicable crime and will require that you turn-in your Coin to the issuing agency.

    2. WHEN - WHERE:
    A. Coin checks are permitted, ANY TIME, ANY PLACE.

    3. EXCEPTIONS:
    A. There are no exceptions to the rules. They apply to those clothed or unclothed. At the time of the challenge you are permitted one step and an arms reach to locate your coin. If you still cannot reach it -- SORRY ABOUT THAT!

    4. A COIN IS A COIN



    More info and other accounts here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Challenge_coin
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    Anyone with a 2009 coin gets two drinks when they win a challenge!
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    I'll bid $30

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    Just another oportunity for Jerry to horde another coin!! :what:

    No, I can wait. But I will need 5 more for the next order.

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    Auction ends Sunday.
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    Venator wrote:
    Auction ends Sunday.
    Should put this directly on gunbroker or ebay, that way real bidding can happen.

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    zigziggityzoo wrote:
    Venator wrote:
    Auction ends Sunday.
    Should put this directly on gunbroker or ebay, that way real bidding can happen.
    Good idea, but I already have it posted here and I want OC people to have a crack at it. Perhaps another coin in the future can go on ebay.
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    Going for $30, what a steal!

    The coin itself has a starting value of $20. So for $10 you are getting double winnings on all challenges... that will pay for itself in 3 challenges.

    Not to mention this is a limited edition collectors item with unlimited bragging rights. "Yeah, that's a nice coin you have but I have an original edition!"

    Come on folks, who's got $40?!?!
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    I've got $40


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    There we are, the value of this coin is starting to show itself. You know, there were only what... 50 coins made. I would think that would make this thing worth at least $50. Anyone agree?
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    Closing in on the end date. Noon Sunday. I will go by the time of the post of the last highest bid.
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    Thank you very much for the opportunity to get this coin I am very grateful and can I just add :celebrate:celebrate:celebrate

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    AlwaysLearning wrote:
    Thank you very much for the opportunity to get this coin I am very grateful and can I just addÂ* :celebrate:celebrate:celebrate
    Congrats!

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    AlwaysLearning wrote:
    Thank you very much for the opportunity to get this coin I am very grateful and can I just add :celebrate:celebrate:celebrate
    PMed you with details, congratulations
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