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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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  • 1994 Finland 10 Penniä

    1994 Finland 10 Penniä

    A coin with simply designed, complementary Bee habitats This is my entry for Day 6 “F” of the Blogging from A-Z April Challenge!F = Finland. Obverse The obverse of the coin features the country name in Finnish and English (Suomi / Finland) above the year – 1994 in this case, although the coin was issued from…

  • 1962 Norway 10 Øre

    1962 Norway 10 Øre

    The last cypher-only coin When researching King Charles III’s coronation medallion recently, I explored how Monograms have letters which form part of each other, where Cyphers (or ciphers) have letters which could be separated. The O and V on this coin could be separated, so I would have called it a cypher, despite what the…