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Re: Lighthouses on Coins
« Reply #15 on: November 18, 2013, 08:34:11 PM »
UK, 2 pounds, 2014.  500th anniversary of Trinity House.  Lighthouse.

Trinity House was formed by Royal Charter under Henry VIII in 1514. The organisation was tasked with improving the safety of Britain’s waterways.

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Re: Lighthouses on Coins
« Reply #16 on: May 12, 2014, 12:00:34 AM »
Bermuda, $5, 2002.  Saint David's Lighthouse.

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« Reply #17 on: May 12, 2014, 12:01:43 AM »
Bahamas, $20 (gold), 1972.

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Re: Lighthouses on Coins
« Reply #18 on: May 12, 2014, 06:02:18 AM »
Uk halfpenny 1863 - probably modelled on the Eddystone lighthouse



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Re: Lighthouses on Coins
« Reply #19 on: July 22, 2014, 04:50:37 PM »
Israel, 5 lirot, 1967. 

19th Anniversary of the State of Israel, and the 10th anniversary of the opening of the Port of Eilat.
The seawall is formed by the word "Eilat" in Hebrew letters. Around the rim, the inscription in Hebrew, "A Decade of Eilat's Port."

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Re: Lighthouses on Coins
« Reply #20 on: November 02, 2014, 10:02:39 AM »
The Vorontsov Lighthouse  is a famous red-and-white, 27.2 metre landmark in the Black Sea port of Odessa, Ukraine. It is named after Prince Mikhail Semyonovich Vorontsov, one of the governor-generals of the Odessa region
"Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there."- Marcus Washling.

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« Reply #21 on: May 26, 2015, 03:02:02 PM »
Australia, 1 dollar, 2015.   Centenary of the first Australian lighthouse.

Image by Peter Kaminsky.

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« Reply #22 on: May 31, 2015, 04:42:42 PM »
Spain, Galician 10 pesetas, 1996 with world's longest functioning lighthouse Torre de Hércules.
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« Reply #23 on: April 05, 2019, 11:32:49 PM »


Alderney, 5 pounds, 2000.  Millennium issue.

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« Reply #24 on: April 07, 2019, 05:46:45 PM »
Denmark 2005 - 20 Kroner- Nólsoy Lighthouse in the Faroe Islands