Canucks and their sinister novelty coins vex hardworking, cosmopolitan Americans May 7, 2007 3:29 PM   Subscribe

Followup on Canadian spy coins. Today, an Associate Press FOIA request reveals that they were just the commemorative quarters we thought.
posted by LobsterMitten (staff) to MetaFilter-Related at 3:29 PM (4 comments total)

If only there were some international network, where one could find images of foreign currency...
posted by LobsterMitten at 3:30 PM on May 7, 2007

Oh lordy, I am shamed. I hereby crawl back under my rock.
posted by LobsterMitten at 3:33 PM on May 7, 2007

The harmless 'poppy quarter' was so unfamiliar to suspicious U.S. Army contractors traveling in Canada that they filed confidential espionage accounts about them.

I'll say they were suspicious.
posted by niles at 3:48 PM on May 7, 2007

Be ashamed, LobsterMitten. Be very ashamed.
posted by cortex (staff) at 3:57 PM on May 7, 2007

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