It was a dramatic sight watching the dealer count his money for over ten hours
The BMW dealership in China was in for a shock when a customer attempted to purchase a car with a bakkie filled with coins.
According to Oddity Central, the man, whose identity has not been revealed, used to work as a bus driver and collected the coins for years, eventually saving up enough to purchase his dream BMW.
Wonderful Engineering reports that after seeing the truck-load of coins totalling the equivalent of R1-million ($70 000), the dealership asked a bank for assistance and they sent a total of 11 employees with coin-sorting machines.
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In total it took the employees a total of 10 hours to count the 150 000 coins which weighed more than 900kg. It’s unclear which model the customer chose but it goes to show that putting away a little extra each month could pay off in the end.