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Re: Hats and other headgear
« Reply #120 on: June 10, 2019, 02:42:31 AM »


Mexico, 8 escudos, 1838.  Gold.  Another hat on a stick: a liberty cap. Or is it a homemade bookmark?

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Re: Hats and other headgear
« Reply #121 on: June 10, 2019, 03:33:21 PM »
Holland, 2 gulden, 1681.  A hat on a stick. Or is it a hat stand?

That is the Liberty Pole - a lance with the cap of liberty. See here (English), and also there (Dutch) for example ...

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Re: Hats and other headgear
« Reply #122 on: June 11, 2019, 12:05:10 AM »
We have a special Liberty Cap section.

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Re: Hats and other headgear
« Reply #123 on: June 12, 2019, 07:40:06 PM »
Uruguay, 10 Pesos, 1961. 150th anniversary of the uprising of 1811.