Queen Victoria Bun Head Farthing 1891

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  • There are 2 known varieties of this coin.

What Happened in 1891?

  • Russia begins to build the TransSiberan Railway.
    Nicola Tesla invents the Tesla coil.
    Tesla Becomes a U.S. citizen.
    James Naismith invents basketball.
    |CANADA| Pope Leo XIII issues "Rerum Novarum"
    Large press prints and folds 90,000 4-page papers an hour.
    Telephoto lens is attached to the camera.
    Edison's assistant, Dickson, builds the Kinetograph motion picture camera.