? Coin

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A ? Coin

A ? Coin,[1] also known as a Question Coin, is a special coin found in Super Mario Galaxy and Super Mario Galaxy 2. ? Coins appear in many galaxies throughout both games. When one is collected, it could cause any of the following things to appear:

A ? Coin in Super Mario Galaxy 2

Most of the time, Mario is given a time limit to collect whatever appears. If he is able to successfully collect it within the time limit, he will receive a prize. Most likely, it will be a 1-Up Mushroom, but it is also possible for it to be three 1-Up Mushrooms, a power-up, more coins or Star Bits, or, very rarely, a Rainbow Star. In Gusty Garden Galaxy, getting all the ? Coins grants a Rainbow Star, which is the only way to break open the Gold Chomp in order to get the secret star, "The Golden Chomp".

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ハテナコイン
Hatena koin
? Coin
German ?-Münze ?-Coin
Spanish Moneda ? ? Coin


  1. ^ Super Mario Galaxy 2 Prima Official Game Guide, page 91.