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Re: One of a kind
« Reply #105 on: May 10, 2014, 04:16:21 PM »


Solomon Islands 25 dollars 1992

Here are the main differences between tanks and APCs:

    Tanks tend to have larger, longer gun barrels.

    Tanks always have a caterpillar track; APCs can have tracks or wheels.

    APCs take soldiers to and from a battlefield; a tank is intended to stay on the battlefield and take part in the action.

    Tanks have a stubby turret, and a top-mounted pivoting barrel – “autocannon” – the big long thing that fires shells.


 
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Re: One of a kind
« Reply #106 on: May 10, 2014, 04:18:25 PM »
Rejected - 2 Zlote Poland 1997



Not all beetles are alike. This is a stag beetle - very common where I live. (Magpies like to bite their head off then leave the wriggling body. It looks very spooky). Do the San Marino coins show stag beetles? I don't remember any.

 
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« Reply #107 on: May 13, 2014, 08:15:37 PM »
North Korea, 5 won, 2000.  Mountbatten SR-N4 hovercraft.

Any other coins showing this British invention?
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Re: One of a kind
« Reply #108 on: October 02, 2014, 12:23:41 AM »


Turkey, 1 lira, 2014.  Hyena.

Take a look at those lumps on the grass - bottom left and right. Think of the first three letters of "turkey" and add a "d". Am I right? I know that animals have disgusting habits, but there is no need for Turkey to show them on a coin. No wonder that country is not allowed in the EU. Is this one of a kind, or does anybody know any other coins showing this terrible theme?
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Re: One of a kind
« Reply #109 on: October 02, 2014, 02:10:19 AM »
I would imagine it is actually just poorly designed rocks. Certainly would be a curious thing if it isn't.  :)

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Re: One of a kind
« Reply #111 on: September 26, 2015, 04:40:13 AM »
Czech  -2015 -10000 Koruna - Gold coin - 600 ann burning at the stake of Jan Hus

Only coin to commemorate burning at stake.

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« Reply #112 on: September 26, 2015, 04:46:01 AM »
Czech - 2015 - 200 Koruna - 750 anniv deciphering of Hittite by Bedrich Hrozny

Only coin to commemorate deciphering of a dead script/ language

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Re: One of a kind
« Reply #113 on: September 26, 2015, 08:50:44 PM »


Manuel Xavier Rodríguez Erdoíza (1785 - 1818) was a Chilean lawyer and guerrilla leader, considered one of the founders of independent Chile. Rodríguez was of Basque descent.

Chile, 50 centesimos, 1971.

What a disgrace - he's wearing a skull and crossbones on his collar! Are there any more designs like that?
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Re: One of a kind
« Reply #114 on: November 28, 2015, 04:53:56 PM »
Latvia €5 (2015): 150 Years of Fire Fighting in Latvia.

Only coin to show a horse driven cart? :)



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Re: One of a kind
« Reply #115 on: November 28, 2015, 06:40:25 PM »
Only coin to show a horse driven cart? :)

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You mean you've never seen THIS topic?

On Horseback or Chariot

 :o
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Re: One of a kind
« Reply #116 on: November 28, 2015, 09:51:33 PM »
Its a fire engine from the nineteenth century.
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Re: One of a kind
« Reply #117 on: November 29, 2015, 06:27:32 AM »
You mean you've never seen THIS topic?

On Horseback or Chariot

 :o

Whoops, my bad! Please split my post to 'Rejections' part. It actually deserves deletion. ;D ;D

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Re: One of a kind
« Reply #118 on: November 29, 2015, 12:32:24 PM »
Whoops, my bad! Please split my post to 'Rejections' part. It actually deserves deletion. ;D ;D

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OK, I've moved it here for a while, so members can see what I've done, but later I'll delete it, since you say it was an oversight on your part.  ;)
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Re: One of a kind
« Reply #119 on: December 09, 2015, 12:39:31 AM »
UK, 2 pounds, 2009. 

The design shows the handwriting of Robert Burns but without his signature. Dheer's topic, Signatures on Coins, has many examples of handwriting, but always with the famous person's signature. Apart from the Dickens design, are there any others that show a famous person's handwriting but without a signature?
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