Stockton Token, one penny

Made:
1813 in England
maker:
Christopher and Jennett
artist:
Peter Wyon

Token, one penny, copper, issued by Christopher and Jennett, Stockton, 1813. Obverse: CHRISTOPHER & JENNETT * STOCKTON *, incuse letters on a raised rim. View of the stone bridge over the river Tees with figures on bridge; in field above, TEES; in field below, 1813. Reverse: BRITANNIA * ONE PENNY TOKEN *, incuse letters on a raised rim. Britannia seated facing left on shield, holding olive branch and trident, small ship in left background at her feet. Edge: Centre-grained. Diameter 34mm, Weight 20 g. References: Davis: 6, Withers: 1109

Details

Category:
Coins and Medals
Object Number:
1990-7805
type:
token
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • exchange medium
credit:
British Rail, Clapham
status:
Permanent collection

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