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  1. Returning to #223: Liberia - Kuwait - European Olympic Committees (Order of Merit)
  2. Stars and maps again: Yugoslavia - Bulgaria - Alaska - Guam - Djibouti - Burkina-Faso
  3. Order of Friendship of Peoples/Order of Friendship Soviet Union - Russian Federation (1992-1994) - Belarus - Russian Federation (since 1994)
  4. At the top - the small coat of arrms of the Dominican Republic
  5. Nice bows)). It seems that 100-150 years ago they used to be very trendy in both Maghreb and Far East (Tunisia - Japan, Satsuma-Ryukyu) So, Happy New Year to All)))
  6. What will you get after crossing a flower with a lion? A bird, of course! One flower (principality of Lippe) plus one lion (Czechoslovakia)... ... equals one quetzal (Guatemala)
  7. It looks like a butchered El Sol del Peru
  8. The Oceanian Inspiration, or How To Say 'Aloha' In Romanian? Kingdom of Hawaii (1880) - Kingdom of Romania (1932, ie. more than 50 years later)
  9. Not twins - but triplets (on the right - Albanian communist medal "Red star")
  10. Russian Federation - unrecognized "Donetsk people's republic", #2 And let me introduce the official bird of "DPR". Its biological name is still unknown to me, but the anatomy never fails to impress: two heads but no legs
  11. The order of the Honour on the manufacturer's website (the russian mint Goznak): http://goznak.ru/products/100/
  12. The sources are pretty numerous For example: http://steptos.com/olympics/where-were-the-summer-olympic-games-in-1952 "Olympic Games 1952 in Helsinki, famous for one fun fact. They entered the history of the Olympic Movement as a game that has not been closed. August 3 at the closing ceremony of the games IOC President Sigfrid Engström said oration, but forgot to say the final phrase ascribed Charter: "I declare the XV Olympic Games closed." Olympics in Helsinki lasted two weeks, but was not completed until now".