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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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  • Morocco 1 Falus 1259 / 1843

    Morocco 1 Falus 1259 / 1843

    This was one of my first extremely tactile, cast coins. Quite different to the perfectly round, machine struck coins most of us use today. The design on this coin is the Seal of Solomon, which stems from a signet ring which belonged to King Solomon of Israel. Jewish & later Islamic & Western occult tradition…