Queen Victoria Bun Head Farthing 1887

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Obverse A Normal Reverse 1 Normal

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  • There are 1 known varieties of this coin.

What Happened in 1887?

  • nov 23 - William Pratt (Boris Karloff) is born [d.feb 02, 1969]
    Celluloid film.
    Montgomery Ward mails out a 540-page catalog.
    Berliner gets music from a flat disc stamped out by machine.
    Comptometer multi-function adding machine is manufactured.
    "Three Emperors' League" resigned as the Reinsurance Treaty.
    The language Esperanto is invented by a polish physician.

    The first story containing Sherlock Holmes is published.