The upcoming FIFA World Cup will make history in several ways.
It will be the first tournament to take place in November-December, disrupting the European club season.
It will also be the first World Cup to take place in the Middle East, and the first to take place in an Arabic country.
One thing that won’t be a break with precedent? There will be plenty of coins issued to commemorate the event. FIFA, the Central Bank of Qatar, and various countries have already made some available for sale and there are probably a lot more out there.
I’ve acquired a few World Cup coins over the years. Read all about them below:(more…)