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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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  • 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 ā€œIā€ 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…

  • 1984 Egypt 5 Qirsh

    1984 Egypt 5 Qirsh

    A pair of classical designs from the middle-east Reverse The reverse is anepigraphic, but instantly recognisable to most people around the world. The Great Pyramids of Giza are one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, and still a marvel of building that we are still discovering more about even today. Ancient Egypt was…