Obv: View of building, NAVIGATION OFFICE. (around), MDCCXCVI in exergue. Rev: Shield of arms, P. KEMPSON. MAKER OF BUTTONS MEDALS & C. BIRMINGHAM. Edge: Plain.
Uncirculated. Choice. Substantial amount of red on obverse. 12.9g. 28.73mm.
Before rail became the most prevalent form of transportation for goods, inland canals were the primary mode of transportation. The Navigation Office controlled the business of inland navigation.