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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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  • 1959 Iraq 1 Fils

    1959 Iraq 1 Fils

    The first Decagonal coin The Decagon When I posted about the 2018 Mauritania 20 Ouguiya, I noticed the coin next to it in the set, the decagonal 10 Ouguiya. A decagon is a shape with ten sides. Which of course got me thinking, what was the FIRST dodecagonal coin? It was the Iraq 1 Fils…