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Lotus Compass Geocoin

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Sunday, 26 December 2010
Florida, United States
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In Verklemmt

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Have some fun moving from cache to cache. Have a cool pic or story? Post it on the log. Have a great 2011!! 

Update - Thank you very much to the jerk that stole the original coin and replaced it with a poker chip. Hope to return the favor some day!

About This Item

Lotus Compass

The inspiration for this coin comes from the glorious Middle- and New Kingdoms of Ancient Egypt.  Lotus buds and flowers (Nymphaea caerulea), symbols of creation & rebirth, are used to create a compass rose around the central disk of the sun.  The directions are represented in four forms of text: hieroglyphs, Gardnerian transliteration, English, and an approximation of how the word might be pronounced (based on the study of both Middle Egyptian and its still-extant descendant, Coptic).  South is at the top, as it was represented in Egyptian art (and, in fact, the Egyptian word for "south" also means "up").

On the reverse, the classic representation of Aten (the sun disk, represented in the way made very famous by the artisans of the Amarna period) is, of course, geocaching, as any self-respecting sun deity with eons of time on its many, many hands would probably be doing. 

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Tracking History (57660.4mi) View Map

Discovered It 05/31/2024 MaSaHaJu discovered it Bayern, Germany   Visit Log

Thanks for sharing! Impressive!

Dropped Off 10/29/2023 SchimaMaulwurf placed it in Verklemmt Bayern, Germany - 410.11 miles  Visit Log

So mein guter, wir legen dich hier ab in der Nähe der Autobahn...viel Spaß beim weiter reisen

Retrieve It from a Cache 06/07/2023 SchimaMaulwurf retrieved it from Ostseerunde #1 Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany   Visit Log

So mein guter. Mal sehen wo es mit dir weiter hingeht...vom Meer nehmen wir dich nun erstmal mit...sicher geht's mit uns nach Bayern runter.

Dropped Off 06/03/2023 Koruru placed it in Ostseerunde #1 Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany - 13.24 miles  Visit Log

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Write note 06/01/2023 Koruru posted a note for it   Visit Log

This coin is not in my hands. I didn’t find it in any cache. Sorry

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Visited 06/01/2023 Koruru took it to Alter Rettungsschuppen Schleswig-Holstein, Germany - .44 miles  Visit Log

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Visited 06/01/2023 Koruru took it to Ship watching Schleswig-Holstein, Germany - 251.92 miles  Visit Log

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Retrieve It from a Cache 06/01/2023 Koruru retrieved it from Ha(a)ns am Kellertor Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany   Visit Log

In Lübeck gefunden und mir auf die Reise genommen.

Dropped Off 05/02/2023 KH99 (Kampfhund99) placed it in Ha(a)ns am Kellertor Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany - 33.75 miles  Visit Log
Visited 04/30/2023 KH99 (Kampfhund99) took it to Koetje on Tour - Rast am Lüningskamp Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany - 46.12 miles  Visit Log
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