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 Post subject: gold coin pendent...
PostPosted: Wed Apr 13, 2016 8:30 am 
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I think this qualifies as hand made jewelry-a 1996 Isle of Mann 1/2 oz 24kt gold coin-the wife liked this coin because of the cat on the coin-both sides, this is a pendent on a 14kt gold chain-steve...


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 03, 2016 11:22 am 
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The distinguishing thing here is that the cat on the reverse is a MANX cat, i.e. it has no tail! (incidentally a genetic trait, not a mutilation).


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I used to have a long-haired manx in the 80's. You couldn't tell if Ziggy was coming or going.


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Interestingly there, I see that while the Isle of Man uses the British pound as their currency, they appear to recognise their own tender known as the "Manx pound". Obviously the Manx cat has some historical significance to the place.


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