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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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  • 2018 Mauritania 20 Ouguiya

    2018 Mauritania 20 Ouguiya

    One of the last non-decimal coins. Mauritania and Madagascar are the only two countries in the world to still use a non-decimal currency. That is, a currency, where the number of sub-units in a main unit is not a power of 10. This is really a technicality as in both cases, the sub-units are no…