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Knowledge, one coin at a time.

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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  • 2001 Taiwan 20 New Dollars

    2001 Taiwan 20 New Dollars

    A coin, and article, which encouraged me to learn more about the history of Taiwan. Taiwan At its closest, Taiwan is 130 Kilometres (81 Miles) off the coast of mainland China. Taiwan is 1,200km (750 miles) north of the Philippines, and 2,200km (1350km) south-west of Japan and the Korean peninsula. Tension between China and Taiwan…