Despite the fact that the Big Mac burger was first introduced to the public in 1967, it went on sale in McDonald’s restaurants in 1968, and now the fast food chain celebrates the 50th year of the existence of a famous hamburger with the launch of a limited edition of “currency” , which was called MacCoin. This is not another crypto currency, but a real coin that can be collected or used at retail outlets to get a free Big Mac in return.
On Sunday, the company said it will distribute 6.2 million MacCoins worldwide in more than 50 countries, including 14,000 restaurants in the United States. Starting from August 2, customers will receive MacCoin with the purchase of each Big Mac. If you get MacCoin and want to exchange it for another Big Mac, you can start doing it from August 3, at any time until the end of 2018.
You might want to collect them, because McDonald’s releases MacCoins in five different design options, each reflecting the five decades of Big Mac’s existence, the company said in a statement.