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Offline Kushi

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1813 Tees Bridge Penny Token
« on: March 15, 2014, 11:08:58 PM »
Stockton-on-Tees, England, 1813 penny token depicting the five arch stone bridge over the River Tees. Built in 1771. the bridge charged a toll till 1820. It was designed by Joseph Robson of Sunderland. Christopher & Jennett (publisher/printer; retailer/tradesman, 1812-13) apparently issued the token.
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Offline Figleaf

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Re: 1813 Tees Bridge Penny Token
« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2014, 02:48:29 PM »
Obviously a product of Boulton and Watt in Birmingham, illustrating their know-how and design sophistication. Fun!

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