Ever wandered what AU$11.60 looks like in a collection of 50c, 20c, 10c and 5c pieces? Well the photo below shows you.
There is in 2x50c, 19x20c, 47x10c and 42x5c for a grand total of 110 coins.
You say, please tell Helen what does $11.60 buy you these days?
I respond by pulling out a 3 zone 10 trip concession bus ticket. The key to traveling across town and back four to five times weekly to go to uni.
For a number of reasons (impulse purchases and to keep my wallet thin), I only like to keep a couple $1, $2 and 50c coins in my wallet and maybe a $5 note. Everything else goes into a jar in my room and when the jar starts to get full I take it down to the bank and they have fun counting it all.
The other day though I needed to get a new bus ticket and you can only really pay cash for the tickets, I decided to see how much money I had in my jar, I had about$12 in coins, Bonza!!! The right amount to get a bus ticket. I bundled it all up in a piece of cloth and made my way to the shop to get a ticket. To put it simply the guy at the shop was not as enthused as I was about my pile of coins 🙂
4 Replies to “$11.60”
you’re rich! i love how coins can accumulate and WHAM tons of money!
I don’t blame him, Love Mum
those coins look beautiful! I just love European money : )
Lol, Katie, I think you mean foreign or Aussie money lol 🙂