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Offline chrisild

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Re: Currency Symbols on Coins
« Reply #15 on: October 27, 2013, 11:37:15 AM »
Not sure about the Japanese yen symbol. But it may not have a high priority as the Kanji character for "yen" (the one on the right here) does not really take up more space. ;)

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Re: Currency Symbols on Coins
« Reply #16 on: October 27, 2013, 11:54:20 AM »
Uruguay also its peso symbol "$" refers to

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Re: Currency Symbols on Coins
« Reply #17 on: November 05, 2013, 03:58:56 AM »
My favourite currency symbol.
Somaliland 1 Shilling
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Re: Currency Symbols on Coins
« Reply #18 on: November 05, 2013, 07:50:18 AM »
Are you saying that "/-" is the somaliland shilling symbol ?
i always thought it meant "only" . An old British practice of writing "Rs.25/-" essentially means "Rupees 25 only" (though there must be a correct Latin term). The reason is to prevent adding any extra digits eg, on a cheque or on an invoice or bill. This is still the norm in India
Here you are.
http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/shilling_sign 7/6 = seven shillings and six pence; 7/- = seven shillings exactly.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shilling
I think the symbol do mean “shilling" in "Pound/Shilling/Pence"-based systems.
By extended logic, Rs 100/2/6 means 100 rupees and 2 annas and 6 paise?
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Re: Currency Symbols on Coins
« Reply #19 on: November 05, 2013, 09:41:28 AM »

1906 mexico 1 cent
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Re: Currency Symbols on Coins
« Reply #20 on: June 16, 2014, 10:36:23 PM »
Russia, 1 ruble, 2014.  Circulating commemorative.
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Re: Currency Symbols on Coins
« Reply #21 on: June 23, 2015, 09:45:11 AM »
Transnistria, 1 rouble, 2015.
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