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Charles Babbage 2021 50p BU Coin Pack

£9.50

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Description

Charles Babbage was a prolific inventor, mathematician, scientist. He pioneered lighthouse signalling, invented the ophthalmoscope, proposed ‘black box’ recorders for monitoring the conditions preceding railway catastrophes, advocated decimal currency, proposed the use of tidal power once coal reserves were exhausted.

In 1821 Babbage invented the Difference Engine to compile mathematical tables. On completing it in 1832, he conceived the idea of a better machine that could perform not just one mathematical task but any kind of calculation.

The 50p coin comes complete in original packaging

Expected dispatch around 10 working days after the release

 

 

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