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Offline Thruster853

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A curious token from Milan
« on: April 16, 2012, 10:30:44 PM »
This is another item I have had knocking around for many years. I only bought it because it features a steam road roller. I have managed to find out that the issuer was a building contractor in Milan but have no idea what use this item had. Discounting my own warped theory that it might be an old lottery ticket for a "rollover" (!) I would be interested to know if anyone has any more information on it, including approximate date of issue.

Brass, traces of white metal plating, diameter 28mm.

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Re: A curious token from Milan
« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2012, 11:16:50 PM »
Toll road (highway) token in north of Italy.

The Puricelli Company was the builder of highways and toll ways. One of the first in the world.