Queen Victoria Young Head Farthing 1853

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Obverse A - Normal Reverse 7 Mixed Batch - Reverse 4 Detached Shamrock Head, Reverse 5 No Serifs on BRITTANIAR & Reverse 6 Central dot after DEF, 

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  • There are 15 known varieties of this coin.

What Happened in 1853?

  • jul 08 - Commodore Matthew Perry sails into Edo Bay, Japan to force Japan to establish diplomatic and trade relation with the U.S.
    Russia and Turkey are fighting again.
    Envelopes made by paper folding machine.
    Telegraph cable links England and Ireland
    Dublin Exposition
    Unsuccessfull Crystal Palace exposition held in New York
    Franklin Pierce becomes the 14th president of the U.S.
    Haussman redesigns Paris
    Edgar Degas opens his first studio in Paris.