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Olive branches
« on: August 11, 2011, 10:52:23 PM »
Croatia, 20 lipa.







 
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Re: Olive branches
« Reply #1 on: August 11, 2011, 10:53:35 PM »
Danish West Indies, 10 cents/50 bit, 1905.
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Re: Olive branches
« Reply #2 on: August 11, 2011, 10:54:56 PM »
Italian-occupied Albania, 1940, 0.10 lek.

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Re: Olive branches
« Reply #3 on: August 11, 2011, 11:03:53 PM »
Italy, 2 lire, 1956.
 
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Re: Olive branches
« Reply #4 on: August 11, 2011, 11:04:30 PM »
Italy, 10 lire, 1946.
 
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Re: Olive branches
« Reply #5 on: August 11, 2011, 11:06:14 PM »
Malta, 2 cents (pre-euro).

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Re: Olive branches
« Reply #6 on: August 11, 2011, 11:07:52 PM »
USA, dime.

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Re: Olive branches
« Reply #7 on: August 11, 2011, 11:09:15 PM »
Turkey, 1 kurus, 1961.

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Re: Olive branches
« Reply #8 on: August 11, 2011, 11:26:29 PM »
France, 1 franc, 1914.

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Re: Olive branches
« Reply #9 on: August 11, 2011, 11:29:30 PM »
France, 2 francs, 1977.
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Re: Olive branches
« Reply #10 on: August 11, 2011, 11:46:50 PM »
It is quite difficult to distinguish between an engraved laurel wreath and an olive wreath. Therefore, most designers stick to the convention that olive branches are usually pictured with fruit, as this thread shows.

Peter
An unidentified coin is a piece of metal. An identified coin is a piece of history.

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Re: Olive branches
« Reply #11 on: August 12, 2011, 12:24:28 PM »
Albania, 1926, 10 Qindar Leku.  In English, that is "10 hundredths of a lek".  So "qindar" could be translated as equivalent to "cents" or "centimes".

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Re: Olive branches
« Reply #12 on: August 12, 2011, 12:28:35 PM »
Albania, 2 qindar ar, 1935. "2 qindar ar" translates as "two hundredths of a frang ar". Now, a frang ar translates as a gold franc. There are 5 leke to a frang ar. That means that "2 qindar ar" are equal to "10 qindar leku".  Complicated? Not really. Anyway, you can see that this coin has the same face value as the coin in the previous post, a 10 qindar leku.

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Re: Olive branches
« Reply #13 on: August 12, 2011, 06:24:01 PM »
Spain, 25 centimos, 1937.
 
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Re: Olive branches
« Reply #14 on: August 12, 2011, 07:18:23 PM »
Greece, 20 lepta, 1912.

Here's your typical Greek mom, getting ready to do the cooking.
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