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Outstretched / Caring hands on coins
« on: August 27, 2011, 05:20:09 PM »
Libya, 70 dinars, 1981, gold.  International Year of Disabled Persons.
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Re: Outstretched / Caring hands on coins
« Reply #1 on: August 27, 2011, 06:04:21 PM »
Hmm, I have seen those hands before. Two years before, they were in Malta. ;D



And I agree, Dale, the Louisiana Purchase nickel looks a little "stiff". The keelboat design was much better in my opinion, but I have not discovered any hands on that one. ;)

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Re: Outstretched / Caring hands on coins
« Reply #2 on: November 28, 2011, 07:36:10 PM »
And in 1998 they reached the UK:


(1998 National Health Service commemorative)

In fact they've existed for 37 years now in the UK in a health/protective context as the logo of the Health and Safety Executive:


Seems they're a popular metaphor for the 'caring professions'.

 
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Re: Outstretched / Caring hands on coins
« Reply #3 on: May 26, 2012, 02:52:12 PM »
Australia, 1 dollar, 1986.   International Year of Peace.
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Re: Outstretched / Caring hands on coins
« Reply #4 on: June 08, 2012, 01:58:37 AM »
Sri Lanka, 2 rupees, 2008.  50th Anniversary of Employees Provident Fund.

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Re: Outstretched / Caring hands on coins
« Reply #5 on: June 16, 2012, 01:34:27 PM »
Syria, 1 pound, 1968.

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Re: Outstretched / Caring hands on coins
« Reply #6 on: August 04, 2012, 03:29:47 PM »
Slovenia, 5 tolar, 1995.  FAO 50th anniversary commemorative.
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Re: Outstretched / Caring hands on coins
« Reply #7 on: March 16, 2013, 10:48:07 PM »
Liberia, 20 dollars, 1983.  International Year of Disabled Persons.
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Re: Outstretched / Caring hands on coins
« Reply #8 on: January 21, 2015, 08:42:34 PM »
Kuwait UN commemorative, 1995.
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Re: Outstretched / Caring hands on coins
« Reply #9 on: January 21, 2015, 08:43:20 PM »
Brunei, 50 sen, 1967.
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Re: Outstretched / Caring hands on coins
« Reply #10 on: January 21, 2015, 08:44:01 PM »
Switzerland, 5 francs, 1975.   European Monument Protection Year.

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Re: Outstretched / Caring hands on coins
« Reply #11 on: February 10, 2015, 01:40:25 AM »
Ethiopia, 50 birr, 1974.  IYDP.   From www.zbindenkollektion.ch