Coin in This Year's Super Bowl Is Out of This World

Literally—it was on Atlantis spaceflight
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 7, 2010 12:33 PM CST

(Newser) – By the time the coin in this year's Super Bowl lands heads or tails tonight, it will have more than 4 million miles under its belt, reports Space.com. The gold-plated coin accompanied shuttle Atlantis on its 11-day mission in November, and is the first to have flown in space that will be used in a Super Bowl. The mint that produced it will release 10,000 duplicates.
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