Off topic, but does anyone remember the Helmet shaped coin that was released last year or so.
I remember watching The Coin Show with Steven Bromberg. And the host and Steven were drooling over the Helmet coin and proclaiming how "cool" and "amazing" the bullet hole on the coin was and just general lollygagging over the coin.
I just couldn't help but feel "My god, these 2 are so far removed from life of war and terror." I get they're trying to sell a product, but when I see a coin with a bullet mark on it, I think it's sad and sombre and a reflection of how terrible war is. I feel commemorative coins with a focus on remembrance are fine, but a coin sprayed with bullets is a cheap gimmick to sell a coin, and using the terror soldiers went through to sell a coin.
I'd like to see those two hosts go to a war veteran or their children and talk about how cool that coin is. I changed the channel...:/
I feel the same way about these SMLs
Edited by wilsonwu89
06/08/2019 2:26 pm