Stephen Hawking coin coming Tuesday will be out of this world

CNET | 3/9/2019 | Gael Fashingbauer Cooper
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Ever feel like your money just falls into a black hole? You might find it fitting to pick up a 50-pence coin (about 65 cents US, 95 cents Australian) honoring late British physicist Stephen Hawking.

The Royal Mint will issue the coin March 12, and while no images of it have been released, it will feature an image of Hawking on one side and a black hole on the other, CambridgeshireLive reports.

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British coin-collector site Coin Hunter Limited has a mockup of what such a coin might look like, using the image from Hawking's gravestone in Westminster Abbey. The site points out that the real coin will look different.

The Royal Mint also has a link where people interested in the Hawking coin can sign up to be...
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