Grading Service: PCGS
SKU: 137143
Cert Number: 36659317
Bring This Coin to Life
In 1844, a year of diverse and impactful events, history unfolded with notable occurrences across various spheres. Hector Berlioz's overture "Le Carnaval Romain" premiered in Paris on February 3, showcasing his musical prowess and contributing to the cultural landscape of the time. John C. Frémont's expedition on February 14 led to the European discovery of Lake Tahoe, marking a significant geographical milestone in the American West. The Dominican Republic's independence from Haiti on February 27 represented a crucial moment in Caribbean history, shaping the region's future trajectory. Tragically, the explosion aboard the USS Princeton on February 28 claimed the lives of Secretary of State Abel P. Upshur and other officials, highlighting the risks of naval operations during that era. Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Ernani" premiered in Venice on March 9, adding to his repertoire of acclaimed works and enriching the operatic tradition. The founding of the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity at Yale College on June 22 marked a pivotal moment in North American collegiate life, influencing generations of students to come. These events from musical premieres to historical discoveries and political shifts encapsulate the dynamic and transformative nature of the year 1844.
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