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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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  • 1984 Egypt 5 Qirsh

    1984 Egypt 5 Qirsh

    A pair of classical designs from the middle-east Reverse The reverse is anepigraphic, but instantly recognisable to most people around the world. The Great Pyramids of Giza are one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, and still a marvel of building that we are still discovering more about even today. Ancient Egypt was…

  • 1989 Eiffel Tower 5 Francs

    1989 Eiffel Tower 5 Francs

    The only circulating coin to feature this iconic landmark If you go to Numista and search for Eiffel Tower, it returns 99 coins. If you asked me to pick some of the most stunning, I would probably (you know, off the top of my head) suggest: These are all beautiful coins, and from a range…