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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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  • Kushan Empire Tetradrachm 127-150 AD

    Kushan Empire Tetradrachm 127-150 AD

    A hard to define Indo-European culture The Yuezhi were a loose confederation of Indo-European people who had been living in northwestern China until they were driven west by another group, the Xiongnu, in 176–160 B.C, reaching Bactria (northwest Afghanistan and Tajikistan) around 135 B.C. They had learned to use a form of the Greek alphabet, and struck…