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.
This Silver Proof Piedfort Coin comes complete with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity, box, and cardboard outer.
Metal: 925 Silver
Weight: 16 grams
Diameter: 27.30 mm
Denomination: Fifty Pence
estimated delivery 2-3 weeks after release