A numismatist is a person who collects coins. Roman Emperors were among some of the earliest coin collectors.
In 1940, the town of Gorky, Russia received a rain shower of more than 1,000 14th century silver coins. It's thought that a tornado picked up a treasure chest and rained it down the small town.
The only museum dedicated to potato fries is the Friet museum in the city of Bruges, Belgium. Legend has it that Belgian fishermen used to eat small fried fish and in the winter and they cut potatoes in the shape of small fish to fry them.
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