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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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  • 2017 Lebanon 500 Līrah / Livres

    2017 Lebanon 500 Līrah / Livres

    A modern Stainless steel-clad iron coin Obverse When looking at the earlier 1936 Lebanon 5 Piastres, one of the prominent designs on the coin was the Lebanese Cedar Tree. Fast forward 80 years, and that is still the case. The tree on this coin is slightly more abstract and silhouette, but still clearly recognisable. The…

  • 1979 Isle of Man pound

    1979 Isle of Man pound

    The first circulating base metal pound coin in the British Isles Isle of Man There are three island territories within the British Isles that are known as Crown Dependencies; these are the Bailiwicks of Jersey and Guernsey which make up Channel Islands, and the Isle of Man. The Crown Dependencies are not part of the…