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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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  • 1961 Katanga 1 Franc

    1961 Katanga 1 Franc

    A coin from a breakaway state depicting an earlier proto-currency History The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), known from 1991 – 1997 as Zaire, is a country in central sub-Saharan Africa. About the size of western Europe, it is home to the world’s second largest rainforest. Formerly a series of Kingdoms, the land was…