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Tortoise Coinage

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  1. method89

    method89 Active Member Platinum Tortoise Club Tortoise Club

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    Now you're just bragging!
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    I got back from a friend's wedding (at which I was the officiant, a first for me) and found this beauty waiting for me.

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    1972, Seychelles 5 Rupee

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    jsheffield Well-Known Member Platinum Tortoise Club Tortoise Club

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    I got two more in the mail.... 39E2F6B9-77EA-4A8D-9225-FA7E967EFF2C.jpeg AD925F60-1BD2-4676-AF12-4AD8FC6B10B5.jpeg

    A reproduction of a "turtle", a coin from about 500bc, from the Greek island of Aegina.

    and...

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    A 2018 10 shilling coin from the Biafra Free State.

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    jsheffield Well-Known Member Platinum Tortoise Club Tortoise Club

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    Tortoise coinage collection to date:

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    Absolutely love it! The older reproduction coin is probably my favorite from your collection. So cool [emoji4]
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    1985 Hungary, 100 Forint

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    Those are lovely. It's about time someone put something cute on our coins...!
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    Awesome, thanks for sharing!
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