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Bridges on coins
« on: March 30, 2011, 02:42:32 PM »
In 2006 the Royal Mint issued a 2 coin to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Isambard Kingdom Brunel and his achievements. The coin depicts a section of the Royal Albert Bridge at Saltash, Cornwall, along with a portrait of Brunel.
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Re: Bridges on coins
« Reply #1 on: April 25, 2011, 11:07:44 AM »
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I think this may be a topic on this board. Bangladesh has a few coins on bridge. Bangabandhu bridge is the largest bridge in bangladesh made of concrete. On the occassion of inauguration of the bridge Bangladesh Bank issued two commemorative coins, one made of silver and another made of nickel. Other than this Bangladesh has 5 taka coin in circulation depicting the bridge.

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Re: Bridges on coins
« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2011, 12:47:36 AM »
I think bridges are excellent and underused subjects for coins. I can immediately think of some on euro banknotes, but they are non-existant - the French think otherwise, but that is another story.

A coin with a bridge that immediately pops into my mind:



is the subject of this thread. There are three more bridges on coins inn this series.

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Re: Bridges on coins
« Reply #3 on: April 27, 2011, 05:03:38 PM »
Hungary 200 Forint. It shows Budapest's Chain Bridge.



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Re: Bridges on coins
« Reply #4 on: May 16, 2011, 07:48:16 PM »
The Millau bridge on a medal. This bridge is a collection of superlatives.

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Re: Bridges on coins
« Reply #5 on: May 17, 2011, 12:59:35 AM »


The Firth of the Forth, Scotland.

 
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Re: Bridges on coins
« Reply #6 on: May 17, 2011, 01:04:55 AM »


Gateshead Millennium Bridge, England.

 
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Re: Bridges on coins
« Reply #7 on: May 17, 2011, 03:54:55 PM »
Hong Kong. 10 dollars 1997, farewell to Britain.


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Re: Bridges on coins
« Reply #8 on: May 17, 2011, 09:58:30 PM »
That's Tsing Ma bridge, connecting Lan Tau island with the mainland. The connection was a dramatic change for Lan Tau. Its isolation made it a nest of pirates, smugglers, criminals and fugitives for centuries, but also a hotbed of resistance against the Japanese occupation. Lately, it catered to sailors with whorehouses, sleazy watering holes, gambling and opium dens. Today, it is home to Disneyland Hong Kong. ;)

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Re: Bridges on coins
« Reply #9 on: May 18, 2011, 03:52:16 PM »
Bridges from Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic. Are they all the same bridge, I wonder?

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Re: Bridges on coins
« Reply #10 on: May 18, 2011, 03:59:49 PM »
Notgeld. Bonn. 10 Pfennig. 1919.

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Re: Bridges on coins
« Reply #11 on: May 18, 2011, 04:09:01 PM »
San Francisco.

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Re: Bridges on coins
« Reply #12 on: May 18, 2011, 04:10:41 PM »
Bridges from Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic. Are they all the same bridge, I wonder?

Yes. That is Karlův most (Charles Bridge) in Prague ...

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Re: Bridges on coins
« Reply #13 on: May 18, 2011, 04:19:21 PM »
Birchenough Bridge over the Sabi River, Zimbabwe.

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Re: Bridges on coins
« Reply #14 on: May 18, 2011, 04:21:22 PM »
Japan. Opening of Seto Bridge, 1988. 500 yen.