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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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  • Fiji 1957 Penny

    Fiji 1957 Penny

    I like coins with a hole in them. Why? I don’t know, maybe they remind me of doughnuts 🍩! Maybe I just like that once upon a time, that hole actually served a purpose – people threaded coins onto string and wore them as necklaces. In the case of this 1957 Fiji Penny, I also…