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Coin of balance
Coin of balance
Release date 12 March 2013 (Update)
Members? No
Quest item? No
Tradeable? No
Equipable? No
Stackable? No
Value 7 coins
Cash out:
5,000 coins
Alchemy Cannot be alchemised
Destroy Are you sure you want to destroy this item? You can reclaim it from Diango in Draynor.
Store price Not sold
Examine What would Guthix do?
Weight 0.1 kg
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Coin of balance detail

The coin of balance is a reward from the Squeal of Fortune. It can provide the player with various "answers" via its Ask option. On the weekend of 15 March to 18 March 2013, there was an increased chance to win one in the uncommon slot.

The coin of balance is currently available on the Squeal of Fortune, on the rare slot.

OutcomesEdit

The coin of balance can be used to produce a random outcome through various means. The player has the option of asking for a coin flip, a minigame, a skill, a D&D, a colour, or a number. The possibilities for minigames are any of the possible minigames; the same follows for skills and distraction & diversions. The other options have their own sets of outcomes.

Whatever is chosen, the message will be The coin landed on: ______. It may or may not also have a follow up message:

  • Good things come to those who wait. — when 'skill' is chosen
  • It's the taking part that counts. — when 'minigame' is chosen
  • What are the chances? — when it lands on its side for coin flip

Coin flipEdit

  • Heads
  • Tails
  • Its side

ColoursEdit

There are 9 possible colours that the coin can land on: 

  • Red
  • Orange
  • Yellow
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Indigo
  • Violet
  • Black
  • White

NumbersEdit

The coin of balance may also land on any of the following numbers. Some of these numbers have special meanings or properties.

Coin of balance flip

Flipping the coin

Number Explanation
infinity
9,814,072,356 Largest perfect square that uses every digit exactly once
2,147,483,647 Maximum value of a 32-bit signed integer, (231-1), and the largest number of coins a player can have in one stack
13,034,431 Experience required to achieve Skill mastery
564,000 Possibly refers to #564000, a hex colour that resembles the coin's colour.
120 Level at which players achieve true skill mastery
99 Level at which players achieve skill mastery
42 "Answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything" from the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
26 Number of letters in the Roman alphabet
14
13 Considered to be an unlucky number
7 Considered to be a lucky number, especially in gambling
3.141 Approximation of π, or pi as it is also known
2.718 Approximation of the base of the natural logarithm, ℯ
1.618 Approximation of the golden ratio, φ
1
0
-1
-2,147,483,648 Minimum value of a 32-bit signed integer, (-231)

TriviaEdit

  • The examine text is a reference to the mantra What would Jesus do?
  • The message: Good things come to those who wait. was a reference to the new skill that was scheduled to be released in 2013. Since then, Divination has been released.

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