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Started by <k>, January 21, 2012, 04:40:17 PM

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Sao Tome 250 dobras 1977.jpg


Sao Tome  250 dobras 1977-.jpg

Sao Tome, 250 dobras, 1977.  Folklore statue.
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#61
Somalia 50 shillings 1970-.jpg


Somalia 50 shillings 1970.jpg

Somalia, 50 shillings, 1970.  10th anniversary of independence.

What is the vessel that he is holding? Can I see "INCENSE" or similar written on it?
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eurocoin

Quote from: <k> on March 03, 2018, 08:49:41 PM
What is the vessel that he is holding? Can I see "INCENSE" or similar written on it?

Incenso, which is incense.

<k>

I thought so - an unusual design.
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#64


Algeria, 200 dinars, 2012.  50 years of independence.
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#65
Angola 50 kwanzas 2015.jpg


Angola 100 kwanzas 2015.jpg

Angola, 50 and 100 kwanzas, 2015.  But Angola still uses the colonial language.
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Quote from: <k> on January 01, 2019, 01:30:42 PM
Angola, 50 and 100 kwanzas, 2015.  But Angola still uses the colonial language.

Yes, Portuguese is the official language there. Just as French, English or Spanish are official languages in other countries that used to be colonies. Makes some sense to me, especially in cases like this one where replacing the "European" language with one local language would not work ...

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