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Re: Flowers on coins
« Reply #105 on: June 12, 2016, 09:42:31 PM »
UK, 1 pound, 1986.  Flax plant.
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Re: Flowers on coins
« Reply #106 on: June 12, 2016, 09:43:13 PM »
There are quite a few differences in the 5p designs when you look at the two at that size, aren't there?  It's almost a new design based on the old one.  Presumably Christopher Ironside was commissioned to amend his original designs?

More obviously, the Britannia design on the 50p was amended but I think there are some changes to other coins too, particularly in the numerals (that's off-topic though).

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Re: Flowers on coins
« Reply #107 on: June 12, 2016, 09:47:17 PM »
Presumably Christopher Ironside was commissioned to amend his original designs?

I asked Mr Ironside's relatives, but they didn't know the answer to that.

More obviously, the Britannia design on the 50p was amended but I think there are some changes to other coins too, particularly in the numerals (that's off-topic though).

You might like to start a topic about that. People have mentioned changes to those other coins, but I have never been able to spot any.
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Re: Flowers on coins
« Reply #108 on: June 13, 2016, 11:58:39 PM »
UK, 2 pounds, 1986.  Commonwealth Games, Glasgow.  Another thistle.

This was the UK's first commemorative 2 pound coin. It was for collectors only and was not intended to circulate.
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Re: Flowers on coins
« Reply #109 on: December 25, 2016, 04:59:33 PM »
Swaziland, 5c, 1979.  Arum lily.
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Re: Flowers on coins
« Reply #110 on: July 01, 2017, 09:23:38 PM »
Finland, 10 pennia, 1999.

The obverse features the lily-of-the-valley (Convallaria majalis), Finland's national flower.

The reverse depicts a honeycomb pattern.
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Re: Flowers on coins
« Reply #111 on: October 16, 2017, 11:24:27 PM »
New Zealand, 1 cent, 1967.  Silver fern leaf.
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Re: Flowers on coins
« Reply #112 on: November 10, 2017, 03:28:38 PM »
Indonesia, 500 rupiah, 2001.  Jasmine flower (Jasminum sambac), the national flower.

BUNGA MELATI means jasmine flower in the Indonesian language.
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Re: Flowers on coins
« Reply #113 on: November 10, 2017, 03:41:25 PM »
Indonesia, 500 rupiah, 2003.  Jasmine flower (Jasminum sambac), the national flower.

BUNGA MELATI means jasmine flower in the Indonesian language.
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Re: Flowers on coins
« Reply #114 on: November 11, 2018, 11:49:31 AM »


The teuila or red ginger (Alpinia purpurata) is the national flower of Samoa.



Samoa, 20 sene, 2011.
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