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Cornucopia
« on: May 05, 2012, 01:03:05 PM »
From Wikipedia:

The cornucopia or horn of plenty is a symbol of abundance and nourishment, commonly a large horn-shaped container overflowing with produce, flowers, nuts, other edibles, or wealth in some form.

The cornucopia typically appears on the coins of Mediterranean, Latin and South European peoples, and was transported to some of the Latin American countries.
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Re: Cornucopia
« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2012, 01:03:30 PM »
France, 1 franc, 1938.
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Re: Cornucopia
« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2012, 01:03:54 PM »
French Indo-China, 5 cents, 1938.
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Re: Cornucopia
« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2012, 01:04:21 PM »
Italy, 1 lira, 1954.
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Re: Cornucopia
« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2012, 01:05:02 PM »
Italy, 200 lire, 1981.  FAO commemorative.
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Re: Cornucopia
« Reply #5 on: May 05, 2012, 01:05:37 PM »
Algeria, 20 centimes, 1972.
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Re: Cornucopia
« Reply #6 on: May 05, 2012, 01:06:05 PM »
Israel, 5 sheqalim.
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Re: Cornucopia
« Reply #7 on: May 05, 2012, 01:07:05 PM »
Lebanon, 50 piastres, 1929.
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Re: Cornucopia
« Reply #8 on: May 05, 2012, 01:07:42 PM »
Peru, 2 centavos, 1864.
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Re: Cornucopia
« Reply #9 on: May 05, 2012, 01:08:09 PM »
Peru, 2 centavos, 1955.
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Re: Cornucopia
« Reply #10 on: May 05, 2012, 01:08:36 PM »
Peru, 100 soles de oro, 1982.
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Re: Cornucopia
« Reply #11 on: May 05, 2012, 01:09:49 PM »
Colombia, 20 centavos, 1877.
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Re: Cornucopia
« Reply #12 on: May 05, 2012, 01:10:22 PM »
Colombia, 5 centavos, 1974.

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Re: Cornucopia
« Reply #13 on: May 05, 2012, 02:36:03 PM »
The cornop-- corcor-- the horn of plenty also shows up in the North. Here it is on a Finnish coin. Quite abstract and hard to recognize, but it's there: The Mint of Finland used it (combined with coins) as its logo until late 2010.



Attached is an enlarged image of that logo. You don't believe that this is a horn of plenty with coins? Look again ...

("PS" - Sorry, cannot upload images now. Will do that later.)

Christian
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Re: Cornucopia
« Reply #14 on: May 06, 2012, 11:16:12 AM »
Here we go. The old logo of the Finnish Mint.

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