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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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  • 1927 Austria 2 Groschen

    1927 Austria 2 Groschen

    A coin with an interesting font Obverse The obverse of the coin features the country name (“Österreich”, in German) and the year. I really like the font, the shape of the numbers, and the lightning bolt-type “s”. The main design on the obverse of the coin is known as a “Cross portent” – a cross…

  • Hungary 1984 2 Forint

    Hungary 1984 2 Forint

    One thing I love about world coins is the variety of styles and designs. In this case, the simple yet elegant style of the “2” taking up most of the coin, with the smaller year and “FORINT”, the unit of currency in Hungary. The design is set off nicely by the scalloped edge of the…