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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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  • 1915 Japan 5 Rin

    1915 Japan 5 Rin

    A beautiful early, low-denomination milled Japanese coin. This is my entry for Day 10 “J” of the Blogging from A-Z April Challenge!J = Japan. Taishō era 1920 photo with a view of the Mitsubishi headquarters in Marunouchi, looking towards the Imperial Palace, from Wikipedia. The Meiji restoration of 1870 saw Japan move from a pre-industrial, feudal…

  • Incheon City Bus Fare (South Korea)

    Incheon City Bus Fare (South Korea)

    Some very attractive bus tokens Incheon Incheon is South Korea’s third-largest city. About 20km from Seoul, it is on the west coast of the country. Lonely Planet advise that you can catch ferry services direct to China from here, or to the West Sea Islands. Close to the border with North Korea, the islands offer…