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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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  • 1643 Malta 4 Tari

    1643 Malta 4 Tari

    An interesting countermarked coin Knights of Malta I’ve previously mentioned the Sovereign Order of Malta, founded in the 11th century, and still active. Like many religious organisations, the Order today is primarily focussed on helping those in need. Also like several other religious organisations (notably the Pope, currently the head of the Catholic Church, formerly…

  • 2017 Lithuania 20 Euro Cents

    2017 Lithuania 20 Euro Cents

    A powerful heraldic design on a modern currency Lithuania The Republic of Lithuania is country on the Baltic Sea, which also includes, Sweden, Finland, Russia, Estonia, Latvia, Poland, Germany and Denmark. Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania specifically are known as the “Baltic States“. The Kingdom of Lithuania was formed in 1253 when King Mindaugas, son of…