Queen Victoria Young Head Farthing 1843

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Obverse D - Broken A and Unbarred A's in GRATIA Reverse 1 - Normal
Obverse A - Normal Reverse 1 - Normal

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  • There are 6 known varieties of this coin.

What Happened in 1899?

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    Ada, Lady Lovelace publishes her Notes explaining a computer.
    Francis Scott Key dies. [b.aug 01 1779]
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    The measurement unit, the joule, is invented.
    British conquer the region now known as Pakistan.
    The Diet in Hungary passes legislation allowing offical positions to be open to non-nobles and making Magyar the language of schools, lawcourts and legistlature.
    Quaternions are discovered by William Rowan Hamilton.