Queen Victoria Young Head Farthing 1838

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Obverse A - Normal Reverse 2 - Stop after DEF

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  • Thereare 2 known varieties of this coin

What Happened in 1838?

  • Wheatstone's Stereoscope shows pictures in 3-D.
    Morse exhibits an electric telegraph in the U.S.
    Daguerre-Niépce method begins photography craze.
    First British Consulate opened in Jerusalem.
    English translation of Immanuel Kant "The Critique of Pure Reason* [orig 1781 ]
    Cherokee Indians were forcibly removed from their homeland in the Appalachian Mountains.
    By now every eastern state of the USA but Vermont has railroads.
    Charles Knight patented a method of colour printing with four blocks rotated and impressed in turn on to a sheet of paper