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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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  • 2003 Slovenia 500 Tolarjev

    2003 Slovenia 500 Tolarjev

    An abstract design to mark the European Year of the Disabled Slovenia The Republic of Slovenia, in southern-Central Europe, is bordered by Italy, Austria, Hungary, Croatia and the Adriatic Sea. A mountainous country of 20,271 Km2 (7,827 Mi2), it has a population of 2.1 million. Inhabited since prehistoric times, a 60,000 year old bear bone…

  • Constantivs II Ivnior, VOT X, 321-324

    Constantivs II Ivnior, VOT X, 321-324

    An early commemorative coin When I think of commemorative coins, I tend to think of modern designs, made as much to sell collector items as anything else. The pieces issued on the 70th jubilee, then passing of the late Queen Elizabeth, and at crowning of Charles III all come to mind. These things should be…