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Posted at 7:39 PM ET, 12/22/2010

Mystery stand-ins on the Kate-and-Wills commemorative coin finally identified -- by our readers!

By The Reliable Source

The mystery of the week finally solved... (Royal Mint)

...That's who it is! Janis Joplin, left, and Butt-head. (Columbia Legacy; MTV/YouTube)

We asked, and you told us. As we puzzled over the identity of the strangers appearing on the Royal Mint's official Kate-and-Wills-engagement commemorative coin, you the readers jumped in to solve the mystery. Clearly, that is Butt-head standing in for the future king of England -- and thanks to those who corrected our confused guess that it was Beavis. As for the lovely lady by his side -- obviously, none other than the late, great Janis Joplin. Thanks for playing. Now we'll never get invited to the wedding.

Another angle on the happy couple (Mario Testino via Reuters)

By The Reliable Source  | December 22, 2010; 7:39 PM ET
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