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Speed Coin Speed Coin - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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A prototype game where you attempt to move the platforms by tilting them so you can get the coin into the pit to go to the next level.

Speed Coin was produced by Stern Electronics in 1984.

Stern Electronics released 67 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1977. Stern Electronics was based in United States.

Other machines made by Stern Electronics during the time period Speed Coin was produced include: Lost Tomb, Great Guns, Goal To Go, Cliff Hanger, Great Guns, Black Beauty, Lazorlord, Gold Medal With Bruce Jenner, Super Bagman, and Lazer Lord


Name Speed Coin
Developer Stern Electronics (United States)
Year 1984
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 9706
Class Prototype
Genre Skill
Conversion Class unique
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
PCB Speed Coin PCB Image

Speed Coin KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.45 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 3.40

Overall Like 3.00
Fun (Social) 2.00
Fun (Solo) 4.00
Collector Desire 5.00

Technical Rating: 3.50

Gameplay 4.00
Graphics 2.00
Originality 5.00
Sound/Music 3.00

Personal Impressions and Technical Impressions each account for half of the total score. Within the Personal Impressions category, Like carries a little more weight than the other factors.

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Speed Coin Census

There are 14,896 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,528 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,131 machines (6,927 unique titles).

Rare - There are 2 known instances of this machine owned by Speed Coin collectors who are active members. Of these, It is an original dedicated machine (not another machine converted with a kit). One is a set of circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]


Uses 2 Zilog Z-80s for CPUs, and 2 of the popular AY-8910 sound chips.

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