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Inverted anchor cross. A cross with slightly widened ends, with two anchor flukes coming out of the top and curving left and right, also with slightly widened ends.







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Tag: Anepigraphic

  • 2011 India Delhi Metro Token

    2011 India Delhi Metro Token

    A token from one of the largest railway-using countries. This is my entry for Day 9 “I” of the Blogging from A-Z April Challenge!I = India. Indian rail India is the globe’s overwhelming rail usage leader, with over 8 billion passenger trips per year making up more than a trillion kilometres travelled. Japan is a relatively…

  • 1920 Brazil 400 Réis

    1920 Brazil 400 Réis

    An interesting denomination and female personification of Liberty This is my entry for Day 2 “B” of the Blogging from A-Z April Challenge!B = Brazil. Obverse We’ve previously looked at the 1835 Brazil 40 Réis (which was countermarked on an 80 Réis). At the time that coin was issued, Brazil had only recently achieved independence…

  • Aladdin’s Castle token

    Aladdin’s Castle token

    An anepigraphic token from an iconic US arcade. I mostly thought I’d write this one up as it is one which is hard to search for if you acquire one and don’t already know what it is. I have mentioned a couple of times in the Coin of Note newsletter that I like anepigraphic coins.…