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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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  • Odessos, Thrace 13 Æ, 400-200 BC

    Odessos, Thrace 13 Æ, 400-200 BC

    A relaxing ancient coin, with minimal information As I post this, it is the week between Christmas and New Year, the “in-between” time the Norwegians call “Romjul”. What better time to write up a coin depicting someone relaxing. Thrace Ancient Thrace was comprised of many different tribes and kingdoms throughout the Balkan region of modern-day…