Check out the chilling part coins have played in the world of the gruesome.
You can help the H.I.P. Pocket Change Pals get dressed up for Halloween!
Each of them has a coin clue that will help you guess his or her costume. Every time you pick the right answer, they put their costume on! Put your cursor on the coins to see the other sides.
I picked my costume because of the Queen Isabella quarter. Our country made this coin in 1893, 401 years after Columbus landed in America. But since I'm too young to be a queen, I picked the costume of a ______!
When I picked my costume, I was thinking of the Smithsonian Institution silver dollar of 1996. You know how I love museums! The Smithsonian has a wonderful coin display. It also has a great dinosaur display! That made me think of dressing up like a ______ man.
I like the coin that honors the people who fought in World War II. It reminds me of the ladies who served the country back then by working in factories. That made me want to dress up as a _____________.
I got the idea for my costume from my trip to France in Coins of the World. A story by Alexandre Dumas about some brave swordsmen takes place in France in 1625...the story of the Three _________.
What got me thinking about my Halloween costume? It was a fifty-cent coin about saving the Battlefields of the Civil War. The coin was made to honor the brave men who fought there. That's why I picked the uniform of a Civil War Union ________.
The idea for my costume came from a dollar coin. The coin was minted in 2002 to celebrate the birthday of a school for soldiers...a military academy. The school was 200 years old. I guess it's natural for a guard dog to want to dress as a West Point _______.
I love the Ohio quarter. It shows the first airplane and an astronaut. How far we've come since the days when only creatures with wings could fly! Although I can fly, I can't fly into space! So I decided to dress like an __________.
Making Halloween coin purses is a fun project you can do with your kids and a neat way to serve up numismatic niceties.