Reynolds & Co., Copper Halfpenny, 1789 (D&H Shropshire 9) Obv A view of a bridge and a ship sailing under. Above the bridge ERECTED ANNO. 1779 . SPAN 100 FEET. Around the perimeter IRON BRIDGE AT COALBROOK DALE . 1792 The right-hand edge of the bridge aligns tospace between the O and K of COALBROOK. The lamps upon the bridge have triangular supports. Rev A man working at an inclined plane. In Ex: INCLINED PLANE AT KETLEY 1789 No period after KETLEY or date. A under the second limb of N, T under CL; 1 of date under the second limb of K; 9 under L; 1 slopes to right. Edge PAYABLE AT COALBROOK-DALE AND KETLEY (Atkins p. 166, 9; D&H Shropshire 9)
From the fractured reverse die. Better than extra fine.