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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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  • 1959 North Korea 1 Chon (Capitalist visitor)

    1959 North Korea 1 Chon (Capitalist visitor)

    A tourist coin from a hermit kingdom North Korea At the end of the Second World War, Korea – which had formerly been occupied by the Japanese – was divided along the 38th parallel. This was an internal border between North and South Korea based on a circle of latitude. North Korea, officially the Democratic…