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Learn about the history of your souvenir coin!

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Your coin year: 1892

The year before:

The year after:

Famous events:

A teacher earned £2.58 a week, which was 2 pounds, 11 shillings and 6 pence in Victorian money.

 

(click here to learn more about British money before 1971).

How much people did people earn?

Liverpool Football Club was formed by a man called by John Houlding, the owner of Anfield, who decided to form his own team after previous tenants Everton left Anfield in an argument over rent.

Invention:

In the Victorian period, a baby only had a 50% chance of surviving until it’s 10th birthday.  This was because of the great amount of diseases due to bad sanitation.

 

 

Victorian fact:

François Hennebique patents his system of reinforced concrete, adding metal rods to strengthen the material.  This method is still used today.

Queen Victoria's age and reign:

Queen Victoria was 73 years old on the 24th May and had been Queen for 55 years.

1892