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World's First Coins With QR Codes Will Start Circulating in the Netherlands Next Week

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posted on Jun, 20 2011 @ 12:06 PM

Determined to keep physical currency relevant in an age of bitcoins and NFC-equipped phones, the Dutch are turning their coins into little high-tech toys. These are purportedly the world’s first coins with QR codes, which currently link to the national mint, but after June 22 will link to a “surprise.”


Interesting, if only the US would adapt to current situation and change our currency instead of pretending there is not a problem.
edit on 20-6-2011 by NephlimKilla because: Add link to source

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