An alphabet of favourite national designs

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Korea, North. 500 won, 1991.
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#93
Laos 500 kip 1998.jpg

Laos, 500 kip, 1998.  Wild bull.

Even obscure countries have some exciting designs.
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#94
Latvia 1 lats 2004.jpg

Latvia, 1 lats, 2004.  Silver collector coin.


Two serfs making timber against a background of a board with letters carved in wood, with a pair of dividers on each side of the board.

You can depend on Latvia to produce some unusual designs.
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#95


Lebanon, 10 piastres, 1961.  Ancient galley.

Lebanon has issued a surprising number of fine designs.

See: Lebanon: trees, galleys and lions.

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#96


Lesotho, 5 lisente, 1998.  Traditional huts and an agave americana.

See: Coinage of Lesotho.
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Libya, 100 dirhams, 1979.  Armed horseman.

I've grown to like this design over the years.
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#99
Lithuania 5 litai 1998.jpg

Lithuania, 5 litai, 1998.  Gediminas castle.



Liechtenstein omitted.
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#100
Luxembourg 250 francs 1963.jpg

Luxembourg, 250 francs, 1963.  The millennium of Luxembourg city.

An instantly recognisable scene, for anybody who has visited Luxembourg.
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#101


Macao, 50 avos, 1993.  A traditional dragon dance.

Looks like they're having fun.

See: The modern coinage of Macao.
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#102
Macedonia 5 denar.jpg

Macedonia, 5 denar, 2006 and 1995. A Eurasian lynx.


This feline is much slimmer than the Hungarian wild cat you saw upthread.
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#103


Madagascar, 20 ariary, 1998.  UNICEF.  Boy with lemur.

I long for a decent Madagascan circulation design series, that highlights some of the country's unique species.
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#104


Malawi, 1 tambala, 1995.  Two tilapia fish.


The scales on these fish are beautifully done.

This is a product of the Royal Canadian Mint,.

Unfortunately RCM refuses to reveal the artists of overseas designs.
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