Discussion in 'World Coins' started by lordmarcovan, Jul 6, 2017.
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George V moustache.
And this Lucky Guy.
moustache or lucky coins next...
These were put out by excelsior shoe company in the early 1900's, These shoes were marketed to the Boy Scouts of America. Not every token has a hole in them, but the holes were part of the design. That way they could attach them to each pair of shoes.
Because of the controversy of the design,. I would like to add that this symbol has been used for thousands of years, it was a symbol of fortune, happiness, peace and good luck. Among other things, just not what it was turned into during the first world war.
I believe this second one is slightly newer than the first. There are many variety's to these tokens.
Let's change the theme to Hats
One of my favorites, Prince Skanderbeg's hat, this time on a more modern commem.
US, 1937, 50 cents (Roanoke Island):
Lets go with coins from Turkey...Turkiye..
How about a Turkish ferry token?
Or Galata Bridge tokens?
Turkey, 2002, 1000000 lira:
Oops, thought we were still doing mustaches. Here is a Turkey, continue with same.
I have had this coin since I was 8 years old. It I the first world coin i have ever owned. spent over 20 years in my childhood piggy bank which I still have.
Same theme please.
OK, Turkey it is
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