Queen Victoria Young Head Farthing 1852

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Obverse A - Normal Reverse 2 - E/E in REG

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  • There are 3 known varieties of this coin.

What Happened in 1852?

  • feb 11 - First British public toilet for women opens in Bedford Street, London
    may - |TEXAS| The first Lone Star State Fair in Corpus Christi
    sep 14 - The Duke of Wellington, British commander at the Battle of Waterloo and Prime Minister, dies
    nov - Franklin Pierce defeats Winfield Scott in the U.S. presidential election
    Second Empire declared in France.
    Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin is published.
    Postage stamps are widely used.
    The first direct message from London to Paris is sent by telegraph.
    Cork Exhibition
    Indiana shoemaker Lodner D. Phillips built at least two submarines.