1,000 of these brass coins are DIY, the first 50 of which
have serial numbers on the back. The other 950 have a
stamped ‘R’ on the reverse.
An additional 216 coins are fully assembled, but not prefunded.
When offered for sale, they sold out in under
10 hours. They have ‘A’ stamped on the reverse. They
come in ‘labels’ of five different colors which are made
in various quantities, with ‘label’ actually referring to
the color of the paper on which the first-bits are written
and is visible prominently in the hologram window.
These colors are associated with a number of *’s below
the first-bits (to ensure that each color can be identified
even if faded by the sun or in case of color-blindness:
0 for gray, 1 for green, 2 for yellow, etc).The DIY coin
has a different hologram (pictured) than the ‘labeled’
coins (pictured on the ‘Series 2.3 – Node Bronze’ page).
The purpose of this significant amount of intentional
differentiation is to keep collectors interested, as some
customers will want to order one of each or most