Queen Victoria Bun Head Farthing 1890

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  • There are 5 known varieties of this coin.

What Happened in 1890?

  • William II becomes Kaiser of Germany, and forces Bismarck to resign.
    Punched cards and a card-sorting device, used by Herman Hollerith in the 1890 U.S. census to sort statistical data
    George Eastman's Kodak camera uses flexible celluloid roll film
    Reinsurance treaty falls apart.
    Battle of Wounded knee.
    The first Japanese general election is held.
    First moving-picture shows appear in New York.
    A.B. Dick markets the mimeograph.
    Typewriters are in common use in offices.
    |England| Friese-Greene builds the kinematograph camera and projector.
    |FRANCE| Branly's coherer conducts radio waves.