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Knowledge, one coin at a time.

Saint Eligius, pray for us

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: Bosporus

  • Bosporan Kingdom 20 Æ 324-325 AD

    Bosporan Kingdom 20 Æ 324-325 AD

    The longest surviving Roman client kingdom Due to the ongoing situation between Ukraine and Russia over Crimea, most people have a bit of an idea where it is. Here is a map from the Balsille School of International Affairs: Several thousand years ago, the territorial borders looked a lot different (courtesy Greek City Times): The…