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Syria 25 Qirsha 1974 (1394)

Name: 25 Qirsha

Country of Origin: Syria

Year: 1974 (1394 in Hijrah Calender)

Material: Nickel

Theme: Coat of arms of Syria including Hawk of Quraish holding a shield and a scroll. 31 more words

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Bristol on blast: Or ‘ a historical study on slavery on the South Coast’

The Man and I recently jaunted down to Bristol, taking advantage of the bank holiday to nab some extra time off of the ol 9-5 (or in his case, 8-5/6 but that doesn’t sound as good). 681 more words

France 1 Franc 1961

Name: 1 Franc

Country of Origin: France

Year: 1961

Material: Nickel

Theme: The Sower, a national emblem of the French Republic

About this coin: The Sower, shown on the front of the coin, was designed in 1900 by Oscar Roty

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France 1/2 Franc 1968

Name: 1/2 Franc

Country of Origin: France

Year: 1968

Material: Nickel

Theme: The Sower, a national emblem of the French Republic

About this coin: The lettering on the back of the coin is French for: “Freedom, Equality, Brotherhood”

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Blinking into stars

There is white fur over
the top of my arm and
the spinning umbrella
sings in new voice with
each turn. The light outside
is bursting and the thorns… 162 more words

Lamb Chops

The Royal Mint year of the Sheep Lunar coin is now officially out. (Mint and Lamb go well together don’t they?)

I spent a lot of time making pictures of rams originally, as that was what they’d asked for. 404 more words

Wuongean

Kickstarter - Fantasy Coins for LARP

I was recently sent the press release for a new Kickstarter project and since LARPBook has something of a reputation for following Kickstarters it felt like a good ideas to cover it. 59 more words

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