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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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  • Peru 1/2 Sol 1944

    Peru 1/2 Sol 1944

    I really like coins from Peru. Since the introduction of the “Sol” as the currency in 1863, Peruvian coins have featured the coat of arms on one side: The coat of arms, which was originally adopted in 1825, was proclaimed by Simón Bolívar as: “The arms of the Peruvian Nation shall consist of a shield…