Queen Victoria Bun Head Farthing 1893

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Obverse A Normal Reverse 4 - Very Wide date
Obverse A Normal Reverse 2 - Normal Wide Date

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  • There are 4 known varieties of this coin.

What Happened in 1893?

  • The name of the British Oil Rivers Proctorate (in what is now known as Nigeria) is changed to Niger Coast Protectorate.
    American businessmen and lawyers in Hawaii stage a revolt, backed by U.S. troops.
    Dickson builds a motion picture studio in New Jersey.
    Addressograph joins the office machinery.
    Westinghouse uses Nikola Tesla's a-c system to light the World's Columbian Exposition at Chicago.