Text "C of N" on a postal numismatic cover surrounded by coins and tokens. See "About" page for list.

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Knowledge, one coin at a time.

Saint Eligius, pray for us

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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  • Vegvisir / Viking Compass

    Vegvisir / Viking Compass

    Here is a piece I picked up just for the cool design: The medallion is the same on both sides. The design is “Vegvisir”, also known as “The Viking Compass” or “Norse Compass”. It is an interesting design which certainly looks Viking: an 8 pointed symbol with different designs on each arm made up of…