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The line for money

To mark the 100th anniversary to the establishment of Czechoslovakia, the Czech Republic released a special coin: a 20-crowns-coin with portraits of Masaryk, Beneš, and Štefánik - the three founding fathers of the republic. Even though the coins will come into normal circulation within a month, hundreds are standing in line to be among the firsts to grab them at the Czech National Bank in Prague. For the third day now, people gather as early as 5am, some standing in lines until closing time. Every one is allowed to get a max. of 3 coins with each portrait.

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